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Hebrew Theological College

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Hebrew Theological College

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Basic Information

Location 7135 N. Carpenter Rd. Skokie, IL 60077
Country United States
City Skokie
Address 7135 N. Carpenter Rd. Skokie, IL 60077

General Information

Open to visitors no
Need appointment yes
Handicap accessibility yes
Website http://www.htc.edu/
Geographical Coordinates 42.0108,-87.75842


Summary

The Hebrew Theological College, known as "Skokie Yeshiva," is a Yeshiva in Skokie, Illinois which also functions as a private university on campus. The primary focus of the Yeshiva is to teach Torah and Jewish traditions. It was founded in 1922 as a Modern Orthodox Jewish institution of higher education in America and currently caters to students from Modern Orthodox, Yeshivish and Chasidish backgrounds.

Hebrew Theological College's primary purposes are to prepare students for the assumption of formal roles as educators, as well as to train eligible students to meet the requirements and demands of rabbinic ordination. As its secondary purpose, Hebrew Theological College endeavors to provide its students with broad cultural perspectives and a strong foundation in the Liberal Arts and Sciences to facilitate a creative synthesis of general and Jewish knowledge. In so doing, the College also provides an excellent background for the pursuit of advanced professional training.


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