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Film | Discussion

In the Suburbs

The Quarrel

Film Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Part of a series of Yiddish-related programs, see the acclaimed film The... More >

Artist Talk

Inquiry 01 Gallery Talk

Sunday, June 10, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

In conjunction with the exhibition Inquiry 01, join five of the... More >

Film | Discussion

In the Suburbs

Sing-along Fiddler on the Roof

Thursday, June 7, 2018
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

This celebration of the music of Fiddler is sold out. We suggest... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Women of Jewish Comedy

Sunday, June 3, 2018
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Comedy gurus Anne Libera and Grace Overbeke take us behind the scenes of the... More >

Degree Programs

EMAJPS Cohort Begins

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Spertus proudly welcomes students enrolled in the next EMAJPS Cohort as they... More >

Mini-course

In the Suburbs

Itzik’s Midrash

Bridging Past and Present through Modern Yiddish Literature

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Part of a series of Yiddish-related programs, this three-session explore one... More >

Film | Discussion

In the Suburbs

Episodes 1 & 2 from the Israeli TV Series Shtisel

Screening and Discussion

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Part of a series of Yiddish-related programs, see the Israeli smash hit TV... More >

Opening

Inquiry 01: Chicago Jewish Artists Fellowship Exhibition Opening

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

This exhibition presents works by participants in Spertus Institute’s first... More >

Lecture | Discussion

In the Suburbs

“And now I have to read in Jewish something"

Yiddish performances by Holocaust survivors

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Part of a series of Yiddish-related programs, this special evening features... More >

Lecture | Discussion

In the Suburbs

A Bintel Brief

The Dear Abby Column of the Forverts

Thursday, May 10, 2018
11:00 am to 12:15 pm

Part of a series of Yiddish-related programs, this free talk explores the... More >

Pop-Up Series

In the Suburbs

Yiddish Yesterday and Today

Thursday, May 10, 2018 to Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Spertus Institute proudly partners with local Jewish community organizations... More >

Mini-course

In the Suburbs

Israel as a Jewish and Democratic State

Questions, Explorations, and Implications

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 to Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Israel expert Dr. Keren Fraiman addresses questions about how Jewish and... More >

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