Israel’s Leading College.

Leading to a Better Israel.

With more than 20,000 students, Ono Academic College has become Israel’s largest college,
for many reasons.

Leading Israel
Ono educates students from every part of Israel society, helping create a better society for all.
Leading Students
Ono’s curriculum is fine-tuned to current market needs, leading students to in-demand careers.
Leading Faculty
Ono’s faculty was voted best by Israel’s national student association for five consecutive years.

At a Glance


1995 by CEO Ranan Hartman

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Leading Faculty

Prof. Shalev Gabriela
Prof. Gabriela Shalev holds a Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a former Israeli Ambassador to the UN, the first woman to hold this position. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Supreme Court’s rulings and also edited the Hebrew Encyclopedia. She has been a visiting lecturer at various universities in the United…
Prof. Lieblich Amia
Prof. Amia Lieblich is the Head of the School of Society and the Arts at Ono Academic College.  She is a Professor Emerita of Psychology from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and served as President of the Academic College of Society and the Arts. Lieblich’s fields of study are life story research, narrative and qualitative…
Yuval Elbashan
Prof. Elbashan Yuval
Prof. Yuval Elbashan is Ono’s Dean of the Multicultural Campuses in Jerusalem.  Previously, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Law, which is Israel’s largest law faculty.  Prof. Elbashan joined Ono, first as a faculty member and then as Dean of Social Development. He became responsible for managing the institution as a multicultural campus…
Dr. Qadach Mowafaq
Dr. Muwafaq Qadach is an expert in organizational learning, organizational development, and the organizational behavior of employees. As part of his research career, he has conducted many academic studies of teachers, administrators, and students.
Shlomit Yanisky Ravid
Prof. Yanisky-Ravid Shlomit
Prof. Yanisky-Ravid received her Ph.D. in track for outstanding students from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and life sciences with honors from Bar Ilan University and a bachelor’s degree with honors from Tel Aviv University. She served as a lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Bar Ilan…
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Students and Alumni
Timna Nelson-Levy

Olympic Judoka, Tokyo Olympics Comptetitor.

Neta Rivkin

Neta Rivkin was the first Israeli to win a medal at the World Championships in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

Dan Glazer

Star player of the champion Maccabi Tel Aviv football team and Israel National Team.

Omri Afek

A former player on the Israeli national football team. Now, he is a Faculty member in the Sports and Society program, where he runs the football specialization.

Elai Hayut

Noted track and field athlete Elai Hayut was severely injured during his service in the elite IDF Maglan unit. Confined to a wheelchair, he now fights to rehabilitate himself and maintains his dream to compete in the Olympics.

Dan Rock and Vladi Portnoi

After finishing their football careers, Dan and Vladi became independent sports entrepreneurs. They established “Playbox,” a ninja adventure complex, using the networking opportunities they had with students and faculty of other programs.