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Spertus Institute in Chicago gets a new name
January 29, 2013
— From JTA: The Global News Service of the Jewish People —
The Jewish academic center is now the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, media reported this week.
Draft Josh Malina!
January 28, 2013
— By Allison Hoffman for Tablet —
The West Wing actor is the perfect candidate for the job of White House liaison to the Jewish community.
Spertus Institutes a New Identity
Melissa Harris' Chicago Confidential: Spertus changes name
January 27, 2013
— By Melissa Harris for The Chicago Tribune —
The Spertus Institute this week will tweak its name — and with it, its identity — as part of an ongoing effort to recover from an unfortunately timed decision to open a new building on the eve of the financial crisis.
Letter from Spertus President Dr. Hal M. Lewis
January 27, 2013 — I am very pleased to share a series of changes designed to clarify our mission, focus our energies, and more sharply define our work.
Profile of a Spertus Student: Louis Stromberg
January 21, 2013 — Louis Stromberg, a recent transplant from the DC area, is the first student to simultaneously take the Nonprofit Management and Jewish Professional Studies degree tracks.
At Spertus talk, taking the next step Foer-ward
January 14, 2013
— By Jon Catlin for The Chicago Maroon —
To one 35-year-old writer, genre seems no obstacle. In fact, it seems almost a meaningless concept. Jonathan Safran Foer speaks at Chicago’s Spertus Center for Jewish Learning & Culture.
A Chat with Jonathan Safran Foer
December 28, 2012
— By Stefanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News —
Author Jonathan Safran Foer talks about inspiration and how his Judaism impacts his writing.
Chicken Soup For The...
December 28, 2012
— By Laura Frankel for JUF News —
Chef Laura Frankel shares chicken soup lore (and recipes), in advance of her class coming up on January 23.
Planning for Success(ion)
November 28, 2012
— By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy —
The time has come to abandon the insulting notion that programs of Jewish literacy, however excellent, are in and of themselves, leadership programs. Similarly, American Jewish groups must cease the dysfunctional practice of parachuting people into positions of communal responsibility just because they have been successful in business.