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Sharing Stories of Israel and Creating Opportunities to Learn

June 19, 2017

Illustrating how members of our local community experience Israel, seven storytellers took the stage in a program engineered by a community-wide initiative.

The Issue of Loyalty

May 22, 2017

By Spertus CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis for eJewish Philanthropy — The issue of personal loyalty has so dominated the news that I want to offer some thoughts. Loyalty matters. We cannot do the difficult work that needs to be done if we are rowing in different directions.

About Dr. Dean P. Bell

May 8, 2017

"Dean Bell has repeatedly proven himself to be both a brilliant scholar and a talented executive—a rare combination that beautifully mirrors Spertus Institute’s commitment to learning and leadership,” said Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis.

Jewish master’s program to start another Wisconsin group

May 3, 2017

Spertus is set to initiate a second Wisconsin-based student group in the fall of 2017. The school reviews admissions applications on a rolling basis, but would prefer to see applications by June 30.

Jewish Community Networking Night 2017

April 6, 2017

On April 5, Spertus Institute hosted a lively event for those who work on behalf of the Jewish community.

Problem-Based Learning in Leadership Education

March 15, 2017

Spertus President and CEO Dr. Hal M. Lewis was recently invited to speak at George Washington University. The occassion was a conference titled "Re-imagining Jewish Leadership Education" presented by Mayberg Center for Jewish Education. These are excepts from his remarks. 

Ben Shahn: If Not Now, When?

March 13, 2017

Chicagoans can view works by artist and activist Ben Shahn in the Ground Level Arts Lab through August 27. His images of immigrants, refugees, and civil rights workers are as powerful today as they were during his lifetime.

Atar Trio performs at Spertus Institute

March 13, 2017

The Atar Trio is an Israeli chamber ensemble known for bold and creative musical projects. On Sunday, April 2 at 2 pm, Chicagoans will have an opportunity to hear them perform musical works from around the globe.

Leadership Transitions

March 2, 2017

In a piece for eJewish Philanthropy, Executive Recruiter David E. Edell writes about staff transitions and the opportunities they provide for growth-oriented change.

Student Profile: Toni Davison Levenberg

March 1, 2017

Toni Davison Levenberg, Director of the Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC, is a student in a graduate program designed specifically for those who work for Jewish organizations.