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Dr. Elliot Lefkovitz is a veteran Jewish educator and education consultant who served as director of education at Am Yisrael Congregation for 30+ years. In addition to teaching at Spertus, he has served for many years as an adjunct professor of history at Loyola University-Chicago. He is known for his teaching method where he uniquely combines scholarship with pedagogy.
Dr. Lefkovitz has published studies on modern Jewish history, Jewish education, and Holocaust survivors. He serves as a historical consultant for Holocaust related films and theatrical portrayals, serves as an interviewer for survivor oral histories, and presents often on aspects of Holocaust history.