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An Interview with Dr. Dean P. Bell, Editor of The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies

July 17, 2013

An interview with Spertus Dean and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Dean P. Bell, on the process of putting together his latest book "The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies."

Better When We're Together?

June 24, 2013

Do people need to work together in person to spark creativity? Leadership expert Dr. Hal M. Lewis (whose day job is President and CEO of Spertus) has some thoughts.

Defining Success

May 21, 2013

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for JUF News — Defining Success: The business literature has been filled of late with innumerable discussions about success — how to achieve it, how to measure it, what it looks like, and where it comes from.

What is Jewish leadership?

March 21, 2013

By Dr. Hal M. Lewis for JUF News — When people learn that I am the President of an Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, they often ask, "What is Jewish leadership? Does such a thing really exist?"

How to create a vibrant Jewish future

February 27, 2013

Spertus President Dr. Hal M. Lewis talks to Aaron Cohen of the JUF/Jewish Federation of Metropolitian Chicago about shaping and sustaining a vibrant Jewish community.

Spertus Institute unveils new brand identity

February 5, 2013

By Lewis Lazare for Chicago Business Journal — To help clarify and sharpen its mission, the 90-year-old, Chicago-based Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning has launched a new brand identity. Effective immediately, the Spertus Institute of Jewish Learning will be known as the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

Student Profile: Louis Stromberg

January 21, 2013

By Lori Finkel for Spertus Institute — Louis Stromberg, a transplant from the DC area, is the first student to simultaneously take the Nonprofit Management and Jewish Professional Studies degree tracks.

For Every Complex Problem

July 17, 2012

It's our pleasure to share this article by Spertus President Hal M. Lewis, published in eJewish Philanthropy as part of a discussion about CEO transitions. We invite you to join the conversation.

Alumni Profile: Cindy Stern

July 12, 2012

Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema Director Cindy Stern talks about making the leap from the corporate world to the not-for-profit arena.

A National Opportunity to Transform Local Communities

April 2, 2012

For years North American Jewish organizations and institutions have dabbled in what purports to be leadership training for both professionals and the laity.