Josh Zisook

Josh Zisook

Touro Affliation group picHebrew Theological College (HTC), has officially joined the Touro College and University System (TCUS), an affiliation which will strengthen both institutions by coordinating and leveraging the respective resources of each. Through this partnership, a pathway will be created for qualified HTC graduates to gain preferred acceptance into Touro graduate and professional schools; HTC students will, in time, have enhanced course offerings on campus; and access to Touro's Division of Online Education and Touro University Worldwide. "The fundamental principles on which HTC and Touro were founded are closely aligned-strengthening the Jewish community and a commitment to academic excellence," according to Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of TCUS. Said Brian Levinson, chairman of the HTC board of directors, "HTC is very excited to move forward with the Touro partnership. The opportunities presented to HTC, the Chicago community and the Midwest, through the talent and expertise offered by this collaboration, will have a profound impact."


Pictured (l-r): Rabbi Moshe D. Krupka, Executive Vice President of TCUS; Melvin Ness, Senior Vice President and CFO of TCUS; Rabbi Shmuel L. Schuman, Interim CEO and Chancellor of HTC; Dr. Alan Kadish; Brian Levinson; Michael Newman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of TCUS; and David Raab, Executive Vice President of TCUS.

About the Touro College and University System

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. New York Medical College, Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and its Touro College Los Angeles division are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to: http://www.touro.edu/media/.

About the Hebrew Theological College

Hebrew Theological College, founded in 1921, is committed to producing Torah-imbued college graduates who will serve the Jewish community and humanity through their professional and personal vocations. Hebrew Theological College provides coursework leading to undergraduate degrees in Judaic Studies, Accounting, Business, Education, English, Health Sciences, Psychology and Speech and Language Pathology. In addition to the two college divisions - the Men's Beis Midrash/College program and the Blitstein Teachers Institute for Women - Hebrew Theological College also includes the Fasman Yeshiva High School preparatory division for young men. Hebrew Theological College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and a partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community. For more information on Hebrew Theological College, please go to www.htc.edu.

life and legacy check picHebrew Theological College is excited to announce that it has successfully secured 18 Life & Legacy commitments during the 2014-15 academic year. As a result, HTC received a one-time cash incentive gift of $10,000 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's Life & Legacy Program. HTC thanks Mr. Michael Nussbaum, HTC Board Member and Endowment Committee Chairman for spearheading this most important project.

HTC is one of only 15 Jewish organizations in Metropolitan Chicago selected in a competitive process to participate in the Grinspoon Foundation's Life & Legacy Program. At a celebratory event held on June 16, 2015, at the Standard Club, the Grinspoon Foundation announced that they will recognize organizations with an additional incentive gift of $10,000 upon securing another 18 legacy commitments in the next 12 months.

Participating in HTC's Life and Legacy Program is one of many ways that alumni, parents and friends are able to give back to HTC. Legacy gifts can be established in various forms and need not impact one's finances during their lifetime. Life and Legacy gifts will be used exclusively to support the HTC Endowment Fund, securing the future of HTC and its vital role within the community.

For over nine decades, HTC has educated thousands of students worldwide in HTC's Beis Midrash and College for Men, Blitstein Institute for Women and Fasman Yeshiva High School. With your help we hope to guarantee HTC's vibrancy for future generations.

HTC encourages anyone who is interested in learning more about the Life and Legacy Program or HTC's Endowment Fund to contact the HTC Development Team by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by phone at (847) 982 2500 ext. 132.

JSOL Fall 2015

Click here to download the Fall 2015 Semester Bulletin and Registration Form

Semester Dates: October 8, 2015 through January 15, 2016

PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR FALL 2015 REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 1ST


Academic Calendar-Fall 2015

September 1, 2015—Last day to Register

October 8, 2015—First day of Fall 2015 Semester

October 24, 2015—Last day to Add/Drop (No W)

December 5, 2015—Last day to Withdraw

January 15, 2016—Last day of Fall 2015 Semester

 

 

  Below please find the required texts for Fall 2015

 BIBLE 282                             Capstone Course

Biblical Heroes and Heroines  (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor:  Rabbi Dr.  Hertzel  Yitzhak

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

 BIBLE 361                              Capstone Course

Issues and Analysis in Early Prophets I (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor:  Mrs. Kochava Yitzhak

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

 

HISTORY 207                        Capstone Course

Jews in American History   (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor: Mrs. Alissa Zeffren

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

HISTORY 229                        Capstone Course

The Life and Thought of Maimonides  (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor: Rabbi Dr. Zev Eleff

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

 

HISTORY 303                        Capstone Course

The Holocaust                       (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor:  Mrs. Elana Berman

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester 

JEWISH LAW 234                        Capstone Course

The Land of Israel in the Halacha   (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor: Rabbi Dov Karoll

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

MATH 101

Intermediate Algebra   (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor:  TBA

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

PSYCHOLOGY 101

General Psychology (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor: TBA

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

 

ENGLISH 101 

Fundamentals of Composition  (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor: TBA

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

 

SOCIOLOGY 101

Introduction to Sociology (3-Credit Hours)

Instructor:  TBA

Required texts will be released aproximately 3 weeks prior to the begining of the semester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact

  • Phone: (847) 982-2500
  • Fax: (847) 674-6381
  • htc@htc.edu
  • 7135 N. Carpenter Rd.
    Skokie, IL 60077

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission Mark of Affiliation