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Certificate in Jewish Leadership 2022

July 22, 2022

At an informal ceremony that followed a week of in-depth learning at Spertus Institute, a cohort of community leaders from across the United States received Certificates in Jewish Leadership.

About the Highland Park Shooting

July 5, 2022

From Spertus President CEO Dr. Dean P. Bell: I was stunned and saddened to learn of the senseless violence against innocent parade viewers and participants in Highland Park. This attack targeted both individuals and the very fabric of our community.

Spertus Welcomes New Trustees

July 3, 2022

Spertus Institute is thrilled to welcome two accomplished local community leaders to its Board of Trustees: Blair Klein and Dr. Don Kleinmuntz. Combined, they bring five decades of business acumen and nonprofit management expertise to their roles. 

Spertus 2022 Graduates

June 13, 2022

Spertus Institute announces the 2022 graduates of its prestigious Master’s and Doctoral programs. They join thousands of other Spertus alumni who advance Jewish organizations and communities around the world with their Spertus-acquired knowledge and skills.

Leadership Certificate in Combating Antisemitsm

January 27, 2022

There is a critical need for Jewish communal leaders to respond to antisemitism with knowledge, strength, and skill. A new Spertus initiative will address this need with the expertise it demands.

Teaching Resilience

April 30, 2021

At Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, we have integrated long-standing work on vulnerability and resilience into our leadership training, professional programs, and graduate courses.

Drawing Jewish Teens Back to Life

June 1, 2022

Spertus Institute is excited to share the latest project of New Yorker cartoonist Ken Krimstein. Join us live online on June 13, 2022.

Health & Safety

May 1, 2022

We have implemented policies that comply with both the letter and spirit of government recommendations and mandates. These policies align with those of most institutions of higher education and comply with best practice.

Letter from the President

February 21, 2022

In my forthcoming book, Interreligious Resilience, authored with Professor Michael S. Hogue, I had the chance to bring Jewish texts and ideas into conversation with contemporary issues from globalization to religious polarization.

Spertus Welcomes Alyssa Dickman

February 17, 2022

Alyssa Dickman, an educator and professional coach with more than twenty years of experience in talent and leadership development, has joined Spertus Institute’s Academic Team as Faculty Chair of the Center for Jewish Leadership.