Community Lectures

HTC boasts a long history of distinguished guests who have enhanced our academic environment with their thoughtful commentaries. Our students, faculty and staff—as well as members of the larger Chicago community—all benefit from the challenging and thought-provoking insights shared by these illustrious speakers. Most lectures at HTC are free and open to the public.

Weekly Lectures and Classes:

  • Sunday: Gemorah Shiur for Men by Rabbi Avraham Friedman, Rosh HaYeshiva 9:00 A.M. at HTC
  • Monday: Learn and daven Mincha at M. Geller, Ltd, 29 E. Madison, Ste 1805. 1:05 PM, 30 minute shiur; 1:35 Mincha; 1:47, 5 minute dvar Torah. Shiur on Monday led by HTC.  For more information please call (312) 984-1041.
  • Tuesday: In depth Talmud study led by Rabbi Yirmiyahu Neuman at Park Plaza Retirement Center at 9:00 am 
  • Thursday: Gourmet Torah at Shalllots Bistro (Lunch and Learn), 7016 Carpenter Rd. in Skokie 12:35 - 1:15 P.M. Men and Women Invited  For more information please call Rabbi Joshua Zisook at (847) 982-2500 ext. 113.  Click here to subscribe to our weekly email which includes the speaker, topic and menu.
  • Shabbos: Cong. KINS, in conjunction with HTC's Blitstein Institute, holds a weekly Shabbos Shiur for Women.  Please refer to Lekutei Peshatim for times and speakers.
Annual Lectures:
  • Barrif Yom Iyun for Women at Blitstein Institute (Annual before High Holidays) 
  • Annual Nachman Patinkin Memorial Lecture at HTC, 7135 N. Carpenter Road, Skokie. (Annual in May)


For more information please contact HTC at (847) 982-2500.