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Coronavirus Update for Spertus Students and Faculty

March 13, 2020

After careful consideration, we have decided to shift the March Seminar to an online format. Your online learning will take place with your professors and fellow students during the days scheduled for the seminar.

Certificate in Jewish Leadership for Educators

March 4, 2020

A new cohort of 20 Jewish educators has been admitted to Spertus Institute's exclusive leadership training program, presented in partnership with Northwestern University's School of Professional Studies.

Wexner Field Fellowship Selects Dr. Keren E. Fraiman

January 7, 2020

Dr. Keren E. Fraiman, Spertus Institute’s Dean and Chief Academic Officer, has been selected for the prestigious Wexner Field Fellowship, presented by the Wexner Foundation and Jim Joseph Foundation.

Spertus Institute Graduation 2019

December 24, 2019

Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership announces newest graduates of prestigious Master’s and Doctoral programs. Twenty-two learners and leaders now ready to take on Jewish community challenges.

Interfaith Leadership in the Time of Tribalism

December 15, 2019

Boundary-breaking Interfaith Youth Core leader Eboo Patel asserts the need for building bridges at Spertus Institute’s 2020 Leadership Forum.

Community Across Borders

December 12, 2019

Together with our colleagues from the JDC, Spertus Institute was thrilled to welcome this year’s participants in the Kaplan Leadership Initiative, a training program for overseas Jewish community professionals from 19 countries.

Letter from the President — Winter/Spring 2020

December 9, 2019

In response to the many challenges in the world today, we have the opportunity to form community around positive values and actions, develop strong relationships, and take responsibility.

Participants Begin Certificate in Jewish Leadership Program

December 9, 2019

Program brings together professionals for specialized training geared to the unique challenges facing Jewish organizations. Applications now open for next cohort, beginning Fall 2020.

Staff Profile: Rebecca Garrett

December 9, 2019

Spertus Institute welcomes Rebecca Garrett in the new position of Director of Development. She will focus on expanding the dollars raised through the Institute’s annual campaign, major gifts program, and foundation and grants portfolio.

For communal professionals across North America

October 17, 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. Courses begin March 22, 2020.