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Books about Jewish family histories — like the Jewish families they portray — come in all shapes and sizes. Some chronicle life in situations and places very much like your own family's experiences, while others share stories of Jewish families in circumstances and corners of the world entirely unlike your own.
Norma Weinberg Spungen served as the archivist of the Chicago Jewish Archives at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership for more than a decade. In that capacity, she assisted numerous scholars in their research on various aspects of American Jewish history.
Within the last ten years, Jewish professional education has undergone a drastic transformation. Graduate institutions catering to pre-professional Jewish students now populate every region of the United States, providing quality instruction to aspiring professionals who seek entry into the Jewish communal sector.
The Milwaukee Jewish Federation is joining forces with Chicago-based Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership to bring an innovative educational opportunity to the men and women who work for Milwaukee’s Jewish agencies and organizations.