I still look back on my year at Orot as one of the best, most enriching experiences of my life. Being surrounded by such quality people made the biggest difference in my transition from high school kid to adult.
The primary objective of the program is to train teachers in a unique Torah atmosphere and in the spirit of National Religious Education, with the aim to enable the students, most of whom are already teachers in practice, to enrich their domains of education and research.
Through Orot Israel College's library website, one can access databases that contain articles and books in their full text, and the library staff is available to help every student or lecturer use these databases.
Orot Israel College's One Year Program for students from abroad inculcated student's with the philosophy of Rav Kook and gave them the opportunity to discover Israel and fall in love with the people and country.
Rabbanit Dr. Nomi Shachor from Orot Israel College was invited as Scholar in Residence for Shabbat on November 22-23, 2019 to Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue in London, England, where she gave shiurim to hundreds of congregants.
Orot Israel College in Elkana launched this year's activities at the Orot Family Center that was established two years ago. The Family Center trains consultants for marital relations as well as parental and bridal consultants, with the aim to train young women for work in the field with professional certification.
We are proud to share with you the wonderful news that the current academic year has started with a 20% increase in first year students enrolled in our Bachelors' Degree program at Orot Israel College.
With a quarter of its residential students’ husbands in the army, Orot felt the need to initiate a unique workshop in the Jewish Family Education Center to help women who are married to professional soldiers cope with the difficulties of a military family.
Studying for a “Promotion of Youth” major at Orot Israel College prepares students for Therapeutic- Educational work with youth at risk and earns our graduates a Therapeutic-Education Worker’s Certificate.
The Orot Israel College administration ran an accessibility workshop for its administrative staff with the aim of teaching acceptance for everyone; with all of their inherent disadvantages, spiritual suffering, physical imperfections and disabilities.
Orot Israel College recently hosted the second National Convention on Jewish Oral Law at its Elkana campus for women and Rechovot campus for men. The conferences, initiated by Professor Yuval Sinai, President of Orot Israel College, were open for free to the general public.