WELCOME TO SHALEM COLLEGE

Leadership for Israel begins here.

WELCOME TO SHALEM COLLEGE

Leadership for Israel begins here.

Students

achievement, ambition, and a commitment to their country

Some arrive with a clear sense of purpose, others develop it here. What all Shalem students share in common is a desire to make a difference, and the character, intellectual ability, and record of service that ensures they will.

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Academics

breadth, depth, and fluency

A Shalem education compels students to encounter ideas that once seemed impossibly difficult, and to challenge both their own and others’ points of view. It teaches, in other words, not just subjects, but the skills essential for leadership.

  • Core Curriculum The study of Jewish and Western civilization’s seminal texts, designed to cultivate active, influential citizens for a modern Jewish state. learn more
  • Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies A grounding in the history, theology, politics, demographics and culture of Muslim societies, alongside an insistence on mastering the languages they speak. learn more
  • Philosophy and Jewish Thought A deep engagement with the ideas that shaped the modern Jewish state, and states the world over. learn more

Faculty

scholar-practioners and master teachers

A unique ability to bridge the gap between academia and the world outside the classroom, and place students’ learning in the context of the most pressing issues facing Israel today.

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Citizenship

A college in the service of the Jewish state

At Shalem, the belief that service is a privilege permeates students’ learning. Through a comprehensive, hands-on, four-year program, students gain the knowledge, skills, and experience they need to invest the concept of leadership with real meaning.

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Giving

a small project, strategically placed, can produce dramatic returns

Join a community of savvy investors seeking a high-performing venture for Israel’s future.

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