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Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies

Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies

Canadian Cohort Commencement

Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 5:00 pm

This event was held at:

Federation CJS
1 Cummings Square

, Quebec

In partnership with Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA, Spertus proudly awarded the Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies degree to students from the program's Canadian cohort.

Sarah Atkins, Director of Informal Education for the Bronfman Israel Experience Center, spoke on behalf of her fellow graduates. Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis gave the Keynote Address. At the ceremony, a Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Causa was awarded to Barbara Bank.

In Canada, the MAJPS program serves professionals from prestigious organizations including the Birthright Israel Alumni Community, Bronfman Israel Experience Centre, Canada Israel Experience, Federation CJA, Hillel Canada, Hillel Montréal, Gen J of Montréal, Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA, Jewish Federation of Ottawa, March of the Living, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, UJA Community Connect, and Y Country Camp.

Degree Candidates
Sarah Atkins
Sabrina Bercovitch
Shauna Bornstein
Jeff Bradshaw
Lior Cyngiser
Mindy Eklove
Leesa Fox
Hava Goldberg
Stuart Guttman
Alana Kayfetz
Tamar Krauss
Michele Pepin
Orly Shapiro Fayer
Beverley Shimansky
Shira Webber

To find out about bringing the MAJPS program to your community, contact
Dr. Barry Chazan at