Joint initiative with Jerusalem municipality will see prestigious arts and design school launch academic extension for haredi students. Program set to launch in 2014 academic year
The Jerusalem Municipality and the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design will next year establish an academic extension for art and design studies for the haredi public.
The joint initiative recently received approval from the Council for Higher Education and according to plans; the extension will be set up at the 'Oman' haredi school for higher education in the arts in Jerusalem's Romema neighborhood.
The institution's preparatory school will commence its academic activities as early as the next winter semester while the architecture and art school will launch their academic programs in the 2014 academic year with council approved lecturers.
The new arts school is part of a widespread Higher Education Council program to open academic extensions for haredi students in a variety of subjects and fields.