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Programs & Events



Amy Reichert: Reinventing Judaica

Sunday, October 5, 2014 to Sunday, March 8, 2015

Spertus is pleased to present this exhibit of work by local architect and... More >

Film | Discussion

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Chicago Premiere!

Sunday, February 8, 2015
2:00 pm

Portraits of Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel are woven together in this... More >

Online Course

A Biblical Approach to Mental Health

Online Course

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 to Friday, May 15, 2015

This integrative, 12-week, online, continuing education course is offered by... More >

Lecture | Discussion

The Golden Age Shtetl

A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe

Sunday, February 22, 2015
2:00 pm

Mazel Tov to Spertus faculty member Dr. Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern, whose... More >


Music in Exile

Sunday, March 1, 2015
2:00 pm

In conjunction with Lyric Opera of Chicago’s production of "The Passenger,"... More >


Spring 2015 Onsite Seminar

Sunday, March 8, 2015

This year's Onsite Seminar for students in the Spertus Jewish Studies degree... More >

Certificate Program

Certificate in Jewish Leadership

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Sponsored by Northwestern University and Spertus Institute, the Certificate... More >


Gallery Talk with Designer Amy Reichert

Reinventing Judaica

Sunday, March 8, 2015
1:00 pm

Join us for a drop-in gallery talk with architect and designer Amy Reichert... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Our Spiritual Patrimony

A Jewish Perspective on the Transformation of Jewish-Catholic Relations

Monday, March 9, 2015
7:00 pm

Join us when Rabbi David Sandmel analyzes the profound impact of Nostra... More >

Certificate Workshop

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership

Lessons in Small Business Development

Monday, March 16, 2015
6:00 pm

Learn what it takes to succeed in small business, from an expert who... More >


A Bintel Brief: Love and Longing in Old New York

Sunday, March 22, 2015
10:00 am to Sunday, May 17, 2015 5:00 pm

Spertus Institute is pleased to present a selection of talented young... More >