Rabbi Epstein. Founder of Hebrew Theological College, Dies Was 83
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Rabbi Epstein. Founder of Hebrew Theological College, Dies Was 83

Rabbi Ephraim Epstein, founder of the Hebrew Theological College, a predecessor of the Jewish University of America in Skoe, a Chicago suburb, died here Friday at the age of 83.

Rabbi Epstein helped to organize the Orthodox Zionist movement in this country. He was also a founder of the Federated Jewish Charities here, which later combined with the United Jewish Charities to become the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.