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Marketing from the Heart

July 12, 2012

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema Director Cindy Stern talks about making the leap from the corporate world to the not-for-profit arena.

Hassidic Courts

May 4, 2012

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.

Spertus Graduate Creates Sweet Buzz

April 2, 2012

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.

A National Opportunity to Transform Local Communities

April 2, 2012

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.

Is There Still One Jewish Theology?

April 2, 2012

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.

Letter to the Editor

February 13, 2012

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.

Laughing at the darkness

February 2, 2012

By Stephanie Pervos Bregman for JUF News — It's writers like Shalom Auslander who challenge us — as readers, as Jews, as human beings.

Spertus Institute Reinvents Itself

January 27, 2012

By Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — A storied Chicago institution works through a financial crisis.

A Jazzy Hanukkah: Mizrahi meets Levy

December 20, 2011

By Arts Critic Howard Reich for the Chicago Tribune — Can a cantor swing? Can a jazzman play Hebraic chants — on harmonica?

Spertus Awards MAJPS Degrees to Canadian Professionals

December 14, 2011

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.

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