Hanan Jafali, Education and Social Studies Graduate

Ono Academic College’s B.A. Program in Education and Social Studies provides its students with the tools and experiences to succeed in a wider variety of vocational environments. The department’s newly released clip profiles several of the program’s outstanding graduates including:

  • Alon Avitan, works in the non-profit organization “Ziv Neurim” that assists at-risk children through maritime activities that integrate educational values.
  • Hanan Jafali, single mother and classroom and informal educator who teaches in grade school and in community centers in Sapir, providing the students for tools of empowerment, self-acceptance, accepting the other and belonging.
  • Ilanit Shata, 29, informal educator at the Kivunim Bashechuna (“Directions in the Neighborhood) program with clients aged 18-40, assisting them in navigating all areas of their life.

Director of the degree, Dr. Rachel Hillel Avraham, describes how the program studies social and communal processes and creates a platform for social change.

The complete clip can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-3-PgX7UfM