Reducing Social Gaps through Academia

Reducing Social Gaps

A technological powerhouse with world-class health and education systems, Israel is ranked among the world’s most developed countries in many spheres. Yet, inequality and other social problems have accompanied this rapid advancement. Israel has one of the largest disparities between rich and poor among first-world countries; minority and vulnerable groups are often excluded from the country’s success.


As a public institution, Tel Aviv University considers tikkun olam, the Jewish precept of repairing the world, to be an inextricable component of its educational mission. The University harnesses its know-how to narrow social gaps and benefit the greater community, while providing students with a socially responsible mindset and hands-on experience to go with it. Programs range from the Faculty of Law’s legal clinics to research on healthy aging. 


Donors who believe that social equality is the cornerstone of a strong and prosperous Israel should consider supporting TAU’s projects aimed at reducing social gaps.


Naming Opportunities – Reducing Social Gaps

  • Healthy Aging Center
  • Israel Affordable Housing Center
  • Aging in a Hostile World Research Fund
  • Mentoring Program for Young Women (Shapell School of Social Work)
  • Legal Clinic for Holocaust Survivors
  • Legal Clinic for Environmental Justice and Animal Rights
  • Legal Clinic for Labor Rights


To support or receive more information about one of these projects, please contact your local TAU Friends Association or TAU’s Development and Public Affairs Division at +972-3-640-8249 or

Tel Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
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