Shalem College
Helping Children in Need Write a New Future, One Story at a Time
June 26, 2018

Helping Children in Need Write a New Future, One Story at a Time

While putting together the itinerary for the annual Koret Foundation-sponsored student mission to San Francisco, Shalem Director of Citizenship and Service Gila Rockman squeezed in a visit to 826 Valencia. “The focus of the mission is principally to introduce Shalem students to the richness and unique challenges of the North American Jewish experience,” explained Rockman, “ but I wanted to include a few, innovative projects that weren’t strictly Jewish, but which I thought might get them thinking.”

It’s Official: Shalem Receives Accreditation from the Council of Higher Education
September 19, 2017

It’s Official: Shalem Receives Accreditation from the Council of Higher Education

In a move that Shalem President Isaiah Gafni called “deeply gratifying, and a wonderful start to the new year,” the Government of the State of Israel  announced this past week that it has ratified the Council for Higher Education’s July decision to recognize Shalem College as an accredited institution of higher education. This step enables Shalem to award its graduates a dual-major Bachelor of Arts in both its innovative Program in Humanistic Studies and either the Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies or the Department of Philosophy and Jewish Thought.