Empowering Druze Women to Shatter Israel’s Glass Ceiling

Empowering Druze Women to Shatter Israel’s Glass Ceiling

There is a fascinating tradition within the Druze community dating back to the 11th century that calls for complete loyalty to the government of the country in which they reside.  In this spirit, the Druze community has enjoyed a special relationship with Israel, often referred to as the “blood covenant.” 

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“Israeliness” of Druze Community Highlighted at Ono’s Nation-State Law Conference

“Israeliness” of Druze Community Highlighted at Ono’s Nation-State Law Conference

On March 4, Ono hosted a conference entitled “Is There an Israeli Nationality?” focused on how the Jewish Nation-State Law impacts Israel’s multicultural citizens.  The conference, which was organized and moderated by Prof. Avner Ben-Zaken, the head Ono’s Scholastic Excellence Program, featured panelists from diverse backgrounds, including Brig. Gen. (res.) Amal

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Ono Conference Provides Guidance for Parents of Child Athletes

Ono Conference Provides Guidance for Parents of Child Athletes

On Tuesday evening, February 26, Ono Academic College hosted a conference for the parents of child athletes entitled “How to Raise a Child Athlete and Cope with the Challenges Along the Way.”  More than 200 parents attended the event, which featured celebrated athletes, successful coaches and medical professionals who discussed

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Ono Hosts Workshop on Advocating for Ethiopian-Israelis Wronged By Law Enforcement

Ono Hosts Workshop on Advocating for Ethiopian-Israelis Wronged By Law Enforcement

On Monday, February 25, Ono Academic College hosted a training workshop for individuals interested in joining the effort to submit official requests to expunge the criminal records of members of the Ethiopian-Israeli community.  Justice Ministry Director-General Emmy Palmor, the driving force behind the effort to rectify the injustice done to

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Ono’s Athletics Staff Invited to President’s Residence

Ono’s Athletics Staff Invited to President’s Residence

Ono Academic College’s athletics staff, led by Dr. Avi Moyal, Head of Ono’s Division of Sport and Healthy Lifestyle and a former fitness coach of the Israeli national soccer team, and Adi Bichman, Head of Ono’s Sports Therapy Department and a former Israeli Olympic swimmer, were hosted by Israeli President

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Ono’s Model United Nations Club Wins Big

Ono’s Model United Nations Club Wins Big

Ono Academic College’s Model United Nations Club competed in their very first competitive national conference and emerged victorious.  Among Ono’s big winners were Ariel Cohen, an MBA student representing Norway, who won first place honors, and Zabar Shualy, a Law student representing Spain, who claimed second place.  The Ono Academic College students also

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Ono Hosts Annual ‘Digital Me’ Conference for Female Entrepreneurs

Ono Hosts Annual ‘Digital Me’ Conference for Female Entrepreneurs

On January 23, Ono Academic College had the honor and privilege to host and take part in the annual Digital Me Conference, a platform for the advancement of female entrepreneurs and the growth of business owned by women.  Run by Yasmin, a non-profit organization led by and for women to promote

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Ono’s First Annual ‘SPORTALK’ Conference Wows and Informs

Ono’s First Annual ‘SPORTALK’ Conference Wows and Informs

On January 21, Ono Academic College hosted the first annual SPORTALK conference, a forum for athletes and experts in the field of sports, sports medicine, communication, psychology, anthropology, and sociology to share their knowledge with students and alumni via 8-minute, TED Talks-style presentations.  The program’s 16 speakers, which included an

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‘ONOVISION’ Tribute Show Spotlights Students’ Impressive Musical Talents

‘ONOVISION’ Tribute Show Spotlights Students’ Impressive Musical Talents

On January 10, students from Ono Academic College’s Jonathan Wohl School of Music put on an incredible tribute show called “OnoVision,” a colorful and humorous musical and theatrical production that featured all of Israel’s Eurovision entries from 1973 to 2018.  The Ono students showcased their incredible talent to a packed house,

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First Ethiopian Jewry research hub aims to preserve community’s traditions

First Ethiopian Jewry research hub aims to preserve community’s traditions

By MELANIE LIDMAN

Ethiopian Israeli religious leaders are hoping a new academic center will “create a new language” to talk about the richness of Ethiopian culture and traditions, after decades of discrimination dismissing the contribution of Ethiopian Judaism.
Rabbi Dr. Sharon Shalom, an Ethiopian-Israeli community leader and well-published author launched the International

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