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Hebrew Theological College (HTC) *

* Listings with an asterisk are part of the JUF/JF partnership of agencies serving the Chicago and worldwide Jewish community.

Blitstein Institute for Women *

Hebrew Theological College
2606 W. Touhy Ave.
Chicago
IL
60645
Phone: (773) 973-0241
Email: blitstein@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu

Offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a primary major in Judaic Studies. Additional majors include Accounting, Business, Education (certification by the State of Illinois in Elementary and Special Education and HTC certification in Teaching Judaic Studies for elementary or secondary education), English, Health Sciences and Psychology. Cooperative Bachelor of Nursing Program with North Park University. Cooperative agreements with Rush University for Occupational Therapy. Cooperative program with Midwestern University in Pharmacy. Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of North Central Association.

Brandman Tape Library *

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Email: ssmlhtc@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu
Contact: Aharon Gaffen

Community Service Division *

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Email: htc@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu

Adult education for Jewish men and women.

Hebrew Theological College (HTC) *

Main Office
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Fax: (847) 674-6381
Email: htc@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu

Academic and professional educational programs for advancement of scholarship in Jewish law and culture, offered in accordance with the principles of Orthodox Judaism. Beis Midrash A serious Yeshiva and college program, where its focus is to foster a love of Torah learning and enable students to advance professional goals in a framework of a Yeshiva. Students form lifelong relationships with Rabbeim and faculty, making HTC a warm and comfortable environment in which to grow.Kanter School of Liberal Arts and Sciences Courses in liberal arts and sciences, optional additional majors in accounting, business, computer and information sciences, education, English and psychology, pre-professional health track.Rabbinic Ordination Program Bressler School of Advanced Hebrew Studies and Kanter School of Liberal Arts and Sciences offer training in Orthodox principles for rabbis and laity; B.A. in Judaic studies, with a second major option in business, accounting, computer and information science, and psychology; for men only. Israel experience program option.

Saul Silber Memorial Library *

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Fax: (847) 674-6381
Email: eginsparg@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu
Contact: Rabbi Elie Ginsparg

Academic research library with more than 65,000 Judaica items; public reading room; membership required for circulation privileges. Includes rabbinics, halakha, and Jewish history.

Yeshiva Women *

Hebrew Theological College
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie
IL
60077
Phone: (847) 982-2500
Fax: (847) 674-6381
Email: YeshivaWomen@htc.edu
URL: http://www.htc.edu

Organizes educational and social programs and fundraising for HTC.

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