Multiple Laboratories of Multicultural Education

With more than 14,500 students from across Israel’s religious, cultural, and ethnic spectrum, and campuses in major cities and development towns around the country, Ono Academic College is the fastest growing institute of higher education in Israel, and a model of inclusive undergraduate and graduate programming and education-based social reform.

The Ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Campus

Ono Academic College has become Israel’s largest academic campus for men and women from ultra-Orthodox backgrounds.  In deference to their way of life, the ultra-Orthodox students study on a separate campus, and men and women attend classes on different days and are taught only by lecturers of their own genders. 

Empowering the Ethiopian Israeli Community through Higher Education

For the Ethiopian Israeli community, the key to effective absorption and financial stability is the development of dynamic and successful young leaders, made possible by quality higher educational programming and job placement assistance.  By providing personal attention, full tutorial support, generous scholarships, and a welcoming, adaptive and inclusive learning environment,

Roim Rachok: Inclusion of Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum in the IDF

Service in the Israel Defense Forces is an important rite of passage for Israeli youth and a launch pad for social and professional success.  Though young adults on the Autism spectrum are often unable to take advantage of this crucial and transformative experience, Ono Academic College’s innovative program known as

UDL – Universal Design for Learning

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational model aimed at using neurological research to create inclusive learning environments.  The model is based on the understanding that people differ greatly in terms of capabilities and limitations, preferred learning styles, interests, needs, and skills.  The UDL model recommends flexibility in teaching

Kfir Undergraduate Program: Information Systems Analysis for Students with Asperger’s Syndrome

In line with its commitment to inclusion and the true accessibility of higher education, Ono Academic College offers a Bachelor’s degree program in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems for individuals diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome.  Utilizing a specially adapted curriculum, that includes individual and group workshops, specially designed

Meisharim: Scholarship Program for Law and Social Activism

Ono Academic College’s new Meisharim Program is a special scholarship program in law for social activists who wish to enrich their “Tikkun Olam” toolbox by repairing the world with legal knowledge and skills.  Run as a cooperative learning community under the guidance of Ono’s Dean of the Faculty of Law, Prof. Yuval Elbashan, the program focuses

Ono’s Simulation and Training Center

Ono Academic College’s Simulation and Training Center is a one-of-a-kind experiential learning tool that prepares our business, law, humanities and health professions students for employment interviews and real-life work situations by providing a safe, structured and fully-customizable problem solving environment.
Professional actors are employed to give every training session a

Round Tables Multicultural Forum: Shades of Israeli Identity

Ono Academic College’s Round Tables Program is an academic curriculum that explores Israeli identity by exposing students to the cultural, religious and ethnic complexity of Israel and the challenges of modern, democratic Israel as a pluralistic Jewish state.  These meetings of students from Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Druze, Ethiopian, secular, religious

The Noga First Response Station: Legal Aid and Advocacy

Established in 2004 by Dr. Dana Pugach and Adv. Dikla Tutian, under the auspices of Ono Academic College, The Noga Legal Center for Victims of Crime protects victims and ensures that their basic human rights are upheld, gives them a more meaningful role in criminal proceedings, and advocates for their