Founded in 1922 by Rabbi Chaim Tzvi Rubenstein and Rabbi Saul Silber as an institution of higher education in the Modern Orthodox Jewish tradition, Hebrew Theological College operates as "Skokie Yeshiva" - blending the teachings of the Torah and Jewish history with secular knowledge. The college is comprised of the Bressler School of Advanced Hebrew Studies and the Kanter School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Yeshiva also houses a Bet Midrash, a Rabbinical School, the Bellows Kollel and the Fasman Yeshiva High Schools.
The Hebrew Theological College's stated mission emphasizes that it is "committed to the advancement of scholarship in accordance with the principles of Orthodox Judaism, providing academic programs to produce Torah Scholars, who will provide Rabbinic and lay leadership, serving the Jewish community in their professional and personal vocations."
Students living in university housing or an off campus apartment in Skokie have access to several majors. The men's bachelor's program combines a focus in Judaic Studies with additional majors in psychology, accounting and business. The women's campus is located at the Blistein Teachers Institute for Women and provides programs in the Bible, Jewish history and Hebrew language - along with majors in computer and information sciences, education, English, psychology and business.
Student living and university living at the Hebrew Theological College place students just north of Chicago, with access to the city's various cultural, educational, recreational and commercial centers like the Loop and Grant Park.
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