Here All Along: A Jewish Journey in the White House

Date(s) - 06/08/20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Here All Along: A Jewish Journey in the White House


Monday, June 8, 2020 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Advance tickets required.
Price includes dinner. Books will be for sale.
A book signing will follow the program.


For Spertus Institute’s 2020 Ideas Forum, join Obama Speechwriter Sarah Hurwitz—along with Spertus students, alumni, and faculty—for dinner and discussion about why Judaism matters.

Sarah Hurwitz is the author of the new book, Here All Along: Finding Meaning, Spirituality, and a Deeper Connection to Life—in Judaism (After Finally Choosing to Look There).

Sarah Hurwitz was Michelle Obama’s head speechwriter…with this book she becomes Judaism’s speechwriter.
—Adam Grant

Here All Along by Sarah Hurwitz
Sarah Hurwitz
was a White House speechwriter from 2009 to 2017, first for President Barack Obama and then as chief speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama. She worked with Mrs. Obama to craft widely-acclaimed addresses—including her 2016 Democratic National Convention speech—and traveled with the First Lady around the world.

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Hurwitz also worked on policy issues affecting young women and girls as a senior advisor to the White House Council on Women and Girls