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By Lee Fensin for The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle — The MAJPS is a two-year graduate program specifically designed to advance the business expertise and Jewish knowledge of professionals working in the Jewish community.
Harvard ‘Happiness’ Professor Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar Speaks at Spertus about Creating Great Places to Work
JUF News — Thanks to a new initiative at Spertus Institute, this fall Chicagoans will have a rare opportunity to spend an afternoon learning from the author of BEING HAPPY, HAPPIER (a New York Times bestseller), and CHOOSE THE LIFE YOUR WANT.
By Ali Drumm for JUF News — I have been fortunate to participate in a new program designed to forge an organized, adept community of those who plan and present Jewish programs for the Chicago-area.
With generous support from the Spitz Foundation, highlights from Spertus Institute's collections of art and archival items can now be viewed online, from your computer, tablet, or phone.
Betsy Gomberg for JUF News — This year's Jewish Book Month selection focuses on a past wave of refugees. Along with it, we recognize the stories of those seeking refuge today.
The Midwest Jewish Artists Lab creates connections and inspires new work. Twelve Chicago-area artists have been selected to participate and Spertus Institute will present an exhibit of their work in 2016.
Spertus students, alumni, faculty members, and staff are among the forward-thinking young adults paving the way for a vibrant Jewish future. Honorees include educators, advocates, and activists.
Chicago’s Jewish community marks Jewish Book Month with "One Book | One Community" in which a single book is selected as the focus of activities throughout the city and suburbs. This year's selection is"A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka" by Lev Golinkin.
Strategy Expert and Community Leader Ellen Hattenbach joins the Spertus Institute staff in a new position created to foster opportunities for Jewish learning and advance initiatives that develop future community leaders.
Rabbi Dr. Byron L. Sherwin, Spertus Institute Director of Doctoral Programs, died May 22 after a long illness. He was an internationally renowned Jewish theologian, ethicist, and scholar, and a prodigious author, who will be missed by students and colleagues around the globe.