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As a photojournalist for Reuters, Gil Cohen-Magen was assigned to take pictures of customs in Mea Shearim, a longtime enclave for the Haredi, or ultra-Orthodox, Jewish community.
by Dr. Hal. M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — For years North American Jewish organizations and institutions have dabbled in what purports to be leadership training for both professionals and the laity.
by Anita Silvert for JUF News — One would think the only opportunity to spend six hours thinking about God would be Yom Kippur. But 250 people gathered at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies to do just that.
Brenda Palms-Barber’s work is making ripples around the country as a prime example of green job creation for those in need of a new start.
Chicago Tribune Letter to the Editor in response to Howard Reich's article "Spertus Institute Reinvents Itself" (A&E Jan 27, 2012) by Tami Warshawsky.
By Stephanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — It's writers like Shalom Auslander who challenge us — as readers, as Jews, as human beings.
By Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — A storied Chicago institution works through a financial crisis.
By Arts Critic Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — Can a cantor swing? Can a jazzman play Hebraic chants — on harmonica?
eJewish Philanthropy — On Sunday, December 11, 2011, 15 Canadian Jewish community professionals were the inaugural recipients of a Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies from The Spertus Institute and Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA.
The commencement address given by Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis to the inaugural Canadian cohort of Spertus Institutue for Jewish Learning and Leadership's acclaimed Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies program.