Josh Zisook

Josh Zisook

2015 Camp Fees

The fee for the one-month session of Yeshivas HaKayitz or Teen Kollel is $2,310.

The fee for a Counselor-In-Training (entering 11th grade) is $1,730.

Laundry Service Fee $40.00

Early Bird Discount $250 For applications recieved by February 15, 2015

First Time Camper Discount $150 


Financial Assistance

Please remember that Yeshivas HaKayitz is a non-profit camp. Despite increasing costs, fees are kept at the lowest possible rate. Partial scholarships are available to those who demonstrate a need. Please fill out the financial assistance form, which can be found below and pay the $300 deposit when the application is submitted. After you receive an adjusted statement, you will be contacted to set up a balance payment schedule.

Only upon completion of a financial aid arrangement, will your application be considered and a space reserved for your son. Please feel to call Rabbi Polstein to discuss any financial matters. In the event that we can’t meet your financial need, your deposit will be returned.

Please complete a financial assistance form and upload to the Forms section of your Parent Dashboard.  

Please click here to access the CampSite Parent Dashboard

Alternatively, you may scan and email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax to 847 764 6381.  


Hebrew Theological College invites all present and former talmidim and parents to join us for lively dancing and refreshments at our Simchas Torah celebration in West Rogers Park at the Bernard Horwich JCC on September 26, at 10:00 PM.

You can even join us after hakofos have concluded in your shul.

See you soon! 

Rabbi Isenberg for webOn August 31, 2013, Rabbi Dr. Jerold Isenberg, retired from his position as Chancellor of Hebrew Theological College.

Rabbi Isenberg's illustrious career at HTC began as a 9th grade student in 1967. After high school graduation, he continued at HTC, earning a Bachelor's Degree and Rabbinic Ordination as well as a Doctorate from the Jewish University of America. Additionally, he earned a BSc. in Mathematics from Roosevelt University, an MSc. in Mathematics from Northeastern Illinois University and an MBA from Roosevelt University.

Rabbi Isenberg's professional career at HTC, began in 1974 when he was hired as an instructor in Mathematics. He quickly moved up through the administrative ranks, serving as Assistant to the Dean in 1977, and in 1985, as Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Rabbi Isenberg became the CEO-Acting President of HTC in 1989 and in 1994 he was appointed to the position of Chancellor.

Rabbi Isenberg will continue to serve as a consultant to provide guidance and leadership to the Interim CEO, Rabbi Shmuel Schuman and Chief of Staff, Mrs. Cheryl Karp. He will also continue as a Professor at HTC, teaching in the college program.

HTC thanks Rabbi Isenberg for his decades of devotion to our Yeshiva. We wish him the best of hatzlacha and mazal in the next stage of his life and beyond. At this time, HTC is also proud to announce that Rabbi Dr. Jerold Isenberg will be the Guest of Honor at our 91st Annual Banquet on January 5th, 2014

Academic Calendar-Fall 2014

September 8, 2014--First day of Fall 2014 Semester

September 22, 2014--Last day to Add/Drop a Course (no W)

September 24-26, 2014--Rosh Hashana (no assignments due on these days)

October 3-19, 2014--Succot Break

November 17, 2014--Last day to Withdraw from a course

January 16, 2015--Last day of Fall 2014 Semester

  Below please find the required texts for Fall 2014

BIBLE 282

Biblical Heroes and Heroines

Instructor: Rabbi Dr. Hertzel Yitzhak

No required outside text, all materials will be provided by the instructor

 

BIBL 361

Issues and Analysis in Early Prophets I

 Instructor: Mrs. Kochava Yitzhak

  1. Mikraos Gedolos Navi: Book of Shmuel

HISTORY 106

Survey of Jewish History

  Instructor: Mr. Jonathan Zisook


No required outside text, all materials will be provided by the instructor

HISTORY 207

Jews in American History

  Instructor: Mrs. Alissa Zeffren

  1. American Judaism, Jonathan D. Sarna, Yale University Press, 2004. (ISBN-10: 030010197X)
  2. The American Jewish Experience, Jonathan D. Sarna, Holmes & Meier, 1997. (ISBN-10: 0841913765)

JEWISH LAW 234

The Land of Israel in the Halacha

Instructor: Rabbi Dov Karoll

No required outside text, all materials will be provided by the instructor


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