About CYS
Mission and History
Officers, Trustees & Faculty
Student Information
Faculty Policies
Bachelor's of Hebrew Letters (BHL)
Master's in Hebrew Letters (MHL)

Faculty Members

Rabbi Sholom Dovber Lipskar
D. Div., Kolel Avreichim—Rabbinics

The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the College. He is charged with the overall vision of the institution, as well as the implementation of that vision. more >>

Rabbi Dov Schochet
Rosh Yeshiva, B.H.L. Program, Placement and Admissions Director
Smicha Kollel Tiferes Menachem California, Rabbinics

The Rosh Yeshiva directs the B.H.L./ YorehYoreh smicha program of the College. He is charged with developing and implementing the program, its policies and its curriculum, as well as for the academic and personal growth of its students.

Professor Nathan Katz
Consulting Academic Dean
Ph.D., Temple University—Religion

The Academic Dean is the College's Chief Academic Officer, charged with the development and implementation of all policies regarding faculty, staff, and students. He is also responsible for the College's compliance with State of Florida regulations, its licensure and eventual accreditation, as well as for its relations with other academic, regulatory and religious institutions. more >>

Janice Barney
Chief Financial Officer

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for maintaining records and overseeing the financial operations of the College.

Ms. Lydia Hasson
Administrative officer

The administrative officer runs the administrative process and provides administrative support to the dean.

The President, Rosh Yeshiva, Academic Dean, and Chief Financial Officer comprise the Executive Committee, charged with the day-to-day operations of CYS College of Jewish Studies.

Rabbi Shea Rubenstein
Smicha, Yeshiva Gedola of Sydney—Rabbinics
Rabbi Rubenstein is a teacher of Bible studies and Jewish philosophy. His classes are offered in English and Spanish. more >>

Board of Trustees
The members of the Board of Trustees (BOT) are: Rabbi Sholom Dovber Lipskar, Dr. Nathan Katz and Mr. Jacob Dreyfuss

Members of the BOT are appointed by the Executive Committee for two year terms.
The BOT oversees the academic, administrative and financial operations of CYS College of Jewish Studies.

The BOT will meet periodically, but not less frequently than twice a year, to establish, approve or reject, and regularly review all policies governing CYS College of Jewish Studies.

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