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Where are the Women in Jewish Professional Life?


Jane Eisner, a pioneer in journalism and the first woman to serve as editor-in-chief of the Forward, will address, Where Are the Women in Jewish Professional Life? when she serves as guest speaker....
November 14 2012
5:30 pm - 7:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Not in the Heavens: The Tradition of Jewish Secular Thought


Over the last three centuries, thinkers from Spinoza to Einstein have established a distinctive tradition of Jewish secular thought. Yet secularism did not necessarily mean a total rupture from Jewish....
November 04 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Cokie Roberts on The Impact of the Jewish Vote


Ten days before the election, Cokie Roberts joins us in Chicago to explore the impact of the Jewish vote. Cokie Roberts is a senior news analyst for National Public Radio and a political commentator....
October 28 2012
1:00 PM - 2:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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The Poetry of Kabbalah


Poet and translator Peter Cole will read from and talk about his new book, "The Poetry of Kabbalah," with a discussion led by DePaul University’s Dr. Rachel Shteir. For the first time in English,....
October 14 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Rosh Hashanah Cooking Class


Let Spertus Executive Chef Laura Frankel guide you through a smorgasbord of locally grown apples and then demonstrate (and have you taste) delightful gourmet dishes perfect for a Jewish New Year’s....
September 10 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Yippee! A Journey to Jewish Job


Directed by award-winning filmmaker, actor, and scriptwriter Paul Mazursky (Next Stop, Greenwich Village; An Unmarried Woman; Down and Out in Beverly Hills; Enemies: A Love Story), Yippee chronicles....
September 09 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today


PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! ....
August 01 2012
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Jewish Arts and Culture Mini-Course in Highland Park


There is a wave of Jewish artists and thinkers today focusing on how Jewish identity is articulated in the arts. This July, Spertus brings Douglas Rosenberg, founding director of the Conney Project on....
July 09 2012 - July 30 2012
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
North Shore Suburban Synagogue Beth El 1175 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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Chicago Film Premiere of TORN, Directed by Ronit Kertsner


Can a person be Jewish and Catholic at the same time? TORN sensitively documents the struggle of Father Romuald Waszinel, a Polish priest whose identity is turned inside out when he learns his parents....
June 24 2012
2:00 PM - 3:30 pm
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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A Menorah, Mezuzah and More: Shop, Learn, Enjoy


Interfaith couples, newlyweds, brides, and grooms: You are invited to join us for a special event—just for you—at Spertus, Chicago's center for Jewish learning and culture. ....
June 20 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
610 S Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
Chicagoland
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