Leadership & Administration

Rabbi Binyomin Olstein

Rabbi Binyomin Olstein

Rosh Yeshiva, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeMenahel Ruchani, Blitstein Institute for Women

Chani (Karen) Tessler, Ph. D.

Chani (Karen) Tessler, Ph. D.

Chief Academic Officer, HTCVice Provost, Touro College IllinoisAssociate Professor, Speech and Communication Disorders, Blitstein Institute for Women

Rita Lipshitz, M.A.

Rita Lipshitz, M.A.

Assistant Dean, Blitstein Institute for Women

Michael Verderame, Ph.D., M.S., M.A., J.D.

Michael Verderame, Ph.D., M.S., M.A., J.D.

Head Librarian, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeAssistant Dean, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeEnglish Department, Fasman Yeshiva High SchoolAssistant Professor of English, Blitstein Institute for Women

Richard Aronoff, Ed.D.

Richard Aronoff, Ed.D.

Director, Counseling Services, Blitstein Institute for Women

Devri Ehrlich, Esq., J.D.

Director, Honors Program, Blitstein Institute for WomenAssistant Professor of Political Science, Blitstein Institute for Women

Department Chairs

Laurie Erickson, Ph.D., M.S.

Laurie Erickson, Ph.D., M.S.

Chair, Department of Health Sciences, Blitstein Institute for Women

Bari Fleischer, M.F.A.

Bari Fleischer, M.F.A.

Chair, Department of Graphic Arts and Design, Blitstein Institute for Women

Paul Pinkus, C.P.A.

Paul Pinkus, C.P.A.

Chair, Department of Business, E-Commerce, Marketing, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeChair, Department of Business, E-Commerce, Marketing, Blitstein Institute for Women

Shira Frost Roth, Ed.D.

Shira Frost Roth, Ed.D.

Chair, Department of Education, Blitstein Institute for Women

Rena Spiegel, M.A.

Rena Spiegel, M.A.

Chair, Department of Speech and Communication Disorders, Blitstein Institute for Women

Rabbi Seymour Wechsler, C.P.A

Rabbi Seymour Wechsler, C.P.A

Chair, Department of Accounting, Beis Midrash and Men’s College, Blitstein Institute for Women

Yitzchok Wengrow, M.S., M.Ed.

Yitzchok Wengrow, M.S., M.Ed.

Chair, Department of Computer and Information Science, Blitstein Institute for Women

Rabbi Hertzel Hillel  Yitzhak, Psy.D.

Rabbi Hertzel Hillel Yitzhak, Psy.D.

Chair, Department of Psychology, Blitstein Institute for Women

Adjunct Faculty

  • Lani Berman, MA. Hebrew University, MA. University of Haifa, BA. Yeshiva University.
  • Assaf Dvorkin, Ph.D., B.S., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Devri Ehrlich, Esq.,J.D., Northwestern School of Law, B.A., University of Wisconsin Law Political Science
  • Augusta Fernando, Ph.D., MPHIL Univ. of Portsmouth, Ph.D, Shivaji Univ.; M.Sc.,B.Sc,Univ Of Mumbai
  • Yehuda Friedman, CPA
  • Devorah Goldberg, M.B.A., Roosevelt University; B.A., Hebrew Theological College
  • Rabbi Reuven Gottesman, DePaul University, Master of Science in Accountancy
  • Dr. Alyssa Tello Haynes. , Ph.D., Northwestern University, B.S. University of Pennsylvania
  • Rabbi Yehuda Isenberg, M.A.H.R.D., Northeastern Univ.: MBA.,Loyola Univ; BA., Hebrew Theological College; Semicha, Hebrew Theological College
  • Dr. Wade Jarrell; PhD. Northwestern University; MS. Northwestern University; BS. University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana
  • Bonnie Kupchik, M.A., Queens College of the City University of New York; B.A., Stern College of Yeshiva University
  • Rabbi Shmuel Kurtz, Semicha, Kollel Sheivet U’meChokek, Jerusalem; Semicha, Rabbinical College Yeshivat Be’er Yaakov
  • Faye Meyers, C.P.A., B.Sc., Northeastern Illinois University
  • Rabbi Michael A. Myers, M.A., University of Illinois, B.A., Loyola University
  • Sara Olstein, B.A., Michlelet Yerushalayim for Women
  • Dinah Rubinoff, M.A., Northeastern Illinois University, B.A., Northeastern Illinois University
  • Rabbi Gershon Schaffel, Semicha, B.H.L., Hebrew Theological College; Graduate Studies, Loyola University
  • Rabbi Dov Stein, M.B.A., Rutgers University
  • Kerri Stelzer, JD. DePaul University; B.A. University of Illinois
  • Rabbi Yaakov Sussman, Semicha Yeshiva Chaim Berlin, Mir Yeshiva; Chicago Community Kollel
  • Michael Verderame, Ph.D., M.S., M.A., J.D., Ph.D., M.S., M.A., University of Illinois; J.D. Tulane University; B.A., University of New Orleans