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New for communal professionals all across North America

July 3, 2019

Spertus Institute announces that its world-class, career-boosting Master of Arts in Jewish Professional Studies (MAJPS) is now available to participants from across North America.

New Exhibition: From Here to There

July 1, 2019

Visitors to the Ground Level Arts Lab at Spertus Institute are invited to step into From Here to There, an exhibition featuring works by four contemporary Chicago artists—Linda Robinson Gordon, Ellen Holtzblatt, Lilach Schrag, and Michelle Stone.

The Jewish Experience: North American Premiere

June 24, 2019

Film director Miguel Kohan takes viewers on a voyage of discovery, unearthing Jewish history in South America and the Caribbean extending back to the time of the Spanish Inquisition.

Spertus Institute Welcomes New Trustees

June 12, 2019

Spertus Institute proudly welcomes two new board members—Barbara Grant Bereskin, Principal and Founder of Lincoln Avenue Partners, and Spertus alumna Marilyn Diamond, Honorary Consul General for Morocco in Illinois.

Interview with Author/Cartoonist Ken Krimstein

March 23, 2019

New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein spills on the importance of café culture and what it’s like to have his graphic biography of Hannah Arendt turned into a exhibition, now on view in Spertus Institute's Ground Level Arts Lab.

Certificate in Jewish Leadership

March 12, 2019

In today’s complex world, the hardworking professionals and dedicated volunteers who lead Jewish organizations need specialized knowledge and expertise to meet challenges and opportunities that are unique to Jewish communities.

Letter from the President — WInter/Spring 2019

January 29, 2019

"Spertus is an institution driven by values," says Spertus President and CEO Dr. Dean P. Bell. "We are committed to advancing Jewish communal leadership and making a real difference in people’s lives."

Staff Profile: Brooke Herszage

December 19, 2018

Spertus Institute welcomes Brooke Herszage in the new position of Coordinator of Mentoring and Executive Coaching. She will be building relationships with mentors, coaches, students in the Center for Jewish Leadership.

Global Jewish Leadership Seminar

November 20, 2018

Spertus Institute was thrilled to present the Kaplan Leadership Initiative's first Global Jewish Leadership Seminar with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC). This program serves Jewish professionals in Europe, Russia, the FSU, and Latin America.

The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt extended through August 18

April 29, 2019

Spertus Institute's Ground Level Arts Lab exhibition The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt has been extended through August 18, 2019.