His son-in-law, Rabbi Chaim David Regensberg, was a member of the HTC faculty for over 40 years.
After that successful beginning, HTC
continued to grow, but Rabbi Silber's Zionist inclinations could not be stilled.In June, 1926, he
family went on aliya.
Other early faculty members were Chaim David Regensberg
(for decades, the head of Chicago's Bet Din) and Meyer Waxman, who had been among the founders of New York's Teacher's Institute in 1917, which is now a division of Yeshiva University
(the Isaac Breuer College of Hebraic Studies).