THE ULTRA ORTHODOX (HAREDI) CAMPUS
Abroad, the business acumen of the Ultra Orthodox community is renowned worldwide and the community is self sufficient. In
In general, the Ultra Orthodox cannot study in most academic institutions in
It is our contention that the Ultra Orthodox community can be engaged in society in
THE OAC HAREDI CAMPUS
OAC established a campus for the Ultra Orthodox community in which men and women study for a prestigious academic degree that leads to lucrative employment opportunities, under conditions which honor the Ultra-Orthodox way of life in all ways. This is a bold and unique-in-Israel program especially tailored tackle the huge challenge facing the Haredi community, and it has already proved to be a great success. The facility is separate from the main campus, Ultra Orthodox students study on separate days of study for men and women, and are taught by lecturers of their own gender. Attention is paid to all details that enable students to feel comfortable in their surroundings. Presently, over one thousand men and women study at the OAC Haredi campus in Or Yehuda. In fact, the OAC Haredi campus is the largest academic framework for the Ultra-Orthodox community in
This program and others at OAC distinguish and differentiate us from other academic institutions in
OAC has utilized its own financial resources to award scholarships to the Ultra Orthodox students, covering almost half of tuition payments. In order to maintain and expand this program, we are seeking matching scholarship funds.
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LOS ANGELES
Established in 1954, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles is the largest manager of charitable assets and the leader in planned giving solutions for Greater Los Angeles Jewish philanthropists. The Foundation currently manages assets of $706 million (as of 12/31/09) and ranks among the 12 largest Los Angeles foundations. In 2009, The Foundation and its more than 1,000 donors distributed $62 million in grants to hundreds of organizations with programs that span the range of philanthropic giving. The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles supports Haredi women students at the Ono Haredi campus with generous, three year, full degree scholarships.
For more information, please visit www.jewishfoundationla.org