Bezalel, as a leading academy of art and design, assigns the highest degree of importance to student involvement in the community and to enhancing their social and environmental awareness, and advocates active student interaction with the society in which they operate and create.In recent years, involvement in community activities and social and environmental awareness have been significantly enhanced and intensified through diversified courses and projects that address an extensive range of population segments. The academic curriculum has been revised and courses with environmental and social contents have been developed. The social projects that have been developed and expanded over the years constitute an important layer in the effort to bridge and link the Academy with the community.
The following are links to descriptions of projects that award scholarships to their participants:Students may enroll in all scholarship-awarding projects through the Bezalel website .
The "Pirchey Bezalel – A Bridge to Higher Education" Program (in Cooperation with the ShaHaR Division & the Perach Project)
"Establishing Contact – A Dialog through Art" – the Bezalel-SheKeL Project
The HaveRuth-Bezalel-Hadassah Project
Bezalel in East Jerusalem
Students Coaching Students :Bezalel provides solutions and support to students with special needs: students with learning disorders, new immigrants, etc. Support is provided, among other things, through personal coaching on the scope of up to 4 hours per week.For additional information and registration, contact the Student Deanship office.All students taking part in Bezalel's social involvement programs are entitled to participate in the "Jerusalem Mixed Platter" course, which provides 4 credit points.The course combines social activism with annual profile sessions.For a complete list of courses incorporating social and environmental activism: about/community.