Leadership & Administration

Rabbi Binyomin Olstein

Rabbi Binyomin Olstein

Rosh Yeshiva, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeMenahel Ruchani

Chani (Karen) Tessler, Ph. D.

Chani (Karen) Tessler, Ph. D.

Chief Academic Officer, HTCVice Provost, Touro College IllinoisDean, Blitstein Institute for WomenAssociate Professor of 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.

Assistant Dean, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeHead Librarian, Beis Midrash and Men’s CollegeCareer Counselor, Blitstein Institute for Women

Richard Aronoff, Ed.D.

Richard Aronoff, Ed.D.

Director of Counseling Services, Blitstein Institute for Women

Devri Ehrlich, J.D.

Devri Ehrlich, J.D.

Director of Honors Program, Blitstein Institute for WomenPolitical Science, Blitstein Institute for Women

Department Chairs and Coordinators

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

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

Chair, Health Sciences, Blitstein Institute for Women

Bari Fleischer, M.F.A.

Bari Fleischer, M.F.A.

Chair, Graphic Arts and Design, Blitstein Institute for Women

Evangelos Kobotis, M.A.

Evangelos Kobotis, M.A.

Coordinator, Mathematics, Blitstein Institute for Women

Paul Pinkus, C.P.A.

Paul Pinkus, C.P.A.

Chair, Business, E-Commerce & Marketing, Beis Midrash and Men’s College, Blitstein Institute for Women

Shira Frost Roth, Ed.D.

Shira Frost Roth, Ed.D.

Chair, Education, Blitstein Institute for Women

Rena Spiegel, M.A.

Rena Spiegel, M.A.

Chair, Speech and Communication Disorders, Blitstein Institute for Women

Rabbi Seymour Wechsler, C.P.A

Rabbi Seymour Wechsler, C.P.A

Chair, 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, Psychology, Blitstein Institute for Women

Adjunct Faculty

  • Michael Allen, Ph.D., University of Utah, M.A., B.S., University of California
  • Leah Baum, B.S., Excelsior College, A.S., St. Paul School of Nursing
  • Lani Berman, M.A., Hebrew University, M.A., University of Haifa, B.A., Yeshiva University
  • Sheryl Covitt, M.Ed., National Louis University, B.A., Northern Illinois University
  • Brooke Dordek, M.A., DePaul University, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Assaf Dvorkin, Ph.D., B.S., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Devri Ehrlich, J.D., Northwestern School of Law, B.A., University of Wisconsin
  • Rabbi Azriel Feifel, M.B.A., Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, B.P.S. State University of New York
  • Augusta Fernando, Ph.D., Shivaji University, M.Sc., University of Mumbai, M.A., University of Portsmouth
  • Susan Feuer, M.A., Roosevelt University, M.A., Northeastern Illinois University
  • Avi Fleischer, Ph.D., M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, B.A., Northeastern Illinois University
  • Ilana Dvorin Friedman, Ph.D., M.Sc., Erickson Institute, B.A., Brandeis University
  • Yehuda Friedman, M.S., Roosevelt University, B.S., Touro College
  • Devorah Goldberg, M.B.A., Roosevelt University, B.A., Hebrew Theological College
  • Rabbi Reuven Gottesman, M.Sc., DePaul University
  • Alyssa Tello Haynes, Ph.D., Northwestern University, B.S., University of Pennsylvania
  • Rabbi Yehuda Isenberg, M.A.H.R.D., Northeastern University, M.B.A., Loyola University, B.A., Semicha, Hebrew Theological College
  • Wade Jarrell, Ph.D., Northwestern University, M.S., Northwestern University, B.S., University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana
  • Bonnie Kupchik, M.A., Queens College, B.A., Yeshiva University Stern College for Women
  • Rabbi Shmuel Kurtz, Semicha, Kollel Sheivet U’meChokek Jerusalem, Semicha, Rabbinial College Yeshivat Be\'er Yaakov
  • Rabbi Ben Lazovsky, M.S., Northeastern Illinois University, M.A.T., National Louis University
  • Jeffrey Mayer, M.B.A. Candidate, A.E.S., College of DuPage
  • Faye Meyers, C.P.A., B.Sc., Northeastern University
  • Alt Miller, Ph.D., London School of Economics, B.A., Harvard University
  • Rabbi Avraham Shimon Moller, M.A., Loyola University: Beis Midrash Gavoha
  • Rabbi Michael Myers, M.A., B.A., Northeastern University
  • Jonas Neuhengen, M.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, B.S., Portland State University
  • Sarit Olstein, M.A., Michelet Yerushalayim for Women
  • Jordan Pollack, Ph.D., M.Sc., Loyola University, B.A., University of Chicago
  • Dinah Rubinoff, M.A., B.A., Northeastern University
  • Rabbi Gershon Schaffel, B.H.L., Hebrew Theological College, Graduate Studies, Loyola University
  • Kevin Spiegel, J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, B.A., Michigan State University
  • Rabbi Dov Stein, M.B.A., Rutgers University
  • Kerri Stelzer, J.D., DePaul University, B.A., University of Illinois
  • Rabbi Yaakov Sussman, Semicha, Yeshiva Chaim Berlin, Mir Yeshiva
  • Freddy Tung, Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Rivka Varnai, M.Ed., National Louis University
  • Michael Verderame, Ph.D., M.S., M.A., University of Illinois, J.D., Tulane University, B.A., University of New Orleans