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
Driven by the idea that true learning, and social change, occurs when people of all abilities work together towards a common goal, Academic Friending is a program that integrates students with and without disabilities, allowing them to take classes together. This joint experience between occupational therapy students and non-traditional students
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
The Ono Legal Clinic Center for Social Justice affords pro bono legal aid in a variety of different fields to individuals who cannot otherwise afford to pay for legal services. In addition to providing students with practical legal tools alongside theoretical legal education, the legal clinics allow them to gain
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
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.
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
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
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
Ono Academic College joined forces with Former Member of Knesset Majalli Wahbee, Chairman of the Druze “Beyahad” Organization, to launch a specialized academic degree program in Business Administration that accommodates the unique living conditions of young Druze women. A crucial element of the program is the provision of transportation from
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,
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.