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Lecture | Discussion

The Golden Age Shtetl

A New History of Jewish Life in East Europe

Sunday, February 22, 2015
2:00 pm

[AUDIO ] Mazel Tov to Spertus faculty member Dr. Yohanan... More >

Film | Discussion

Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem

Chicago Premiere!

Sunday, February 8, 2015
2:00 pm

[AUDIO] Portraits of Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel are... More >

Film | Discussion

This Is Your Life Hanna Bloch Kohner

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
7:00 pm

[AUDIO] When Hanna Bloch Kohner appeared in 1953 on "This... More >

Film | Discussion

Fighting Sex Trafficking: The Jewish Community Takes a Stand

Sunday, January 11, 2015
2:00 pm

[AUDIO] The Chicago Jewish community presented a special... More >

Launch

One Book | One Community: The Family

Sunday, November 9, 2014

[AUDIO | VIDEO ] David Laskin's "The Family" follows the... More >

Symposium

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Jewish Leadership

Center for Jewish Leadership Inaugural Symposium

Sunday, October 26, 2014
10:00 am

The Center for... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Fifty Years of Christian-Jewish Dialogue

Has the Relationship Been Permanently Altered?

Sunday, October 19, 2014
2:00 pm

[AUDIO] Fr. John Pawlikowski, a leading figure in... More >

Lecture | Discussion

Art Loot: An Unresolved Legacy

Monday, April 28, 2014
7:00 pm

Spertus extends thanks to international correspondant David D’Arcy for his... More >

Film | Discussion

Tevye

Monday, April 7, 2014
6:30 pm

We presented a rare screening of the 1939 non-musical film version of the... More >

Film

Fiddler on the Roof

Sunday, April 6, 2014
5:30 pm

Attendees viewed the lavishly produced, critically acclaimed classic on the... More >

Lecture | Discussion

What Changed at Vatican II: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives on Catholic-Jewish Relations

Monday, March 31, 2014
7:00 pm

The annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture continued the... More >

Author Event | Booksigning

The Aroma of Righteousness

Scent and Seduction in Rabbinic Life and Literature

Thursday, March 13, 2014
7:00 pm

[AUDIO] What do death, sex, and faith have in common? What... More >

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