Ahed - The Association of Academics for the Development of A...

Ahed - The Association of Academics for the Development of Arab Society in The Negev

Ahed is an organization of local Negev Bedouin academics, public servants and university graduates dedicated to advancing the Negev Bedouin community. The organization operates a school at the outskirts fo Hura which aims to enable its students to participate in the broad high tech era as fully achieving equals and to move toward being fully participating members of Israeli society and the global economic future. The establishers of Ahed believe that the creation of this school is the single most important action that can be done to raise the overall level in the Negev Bedouin community.

Ahed aims to cultivate excellence and rigor combined with leadership development, social awareness and civic responsibility, while enabling acceptance of Bedouin students to the exact and bio-sciences faculties of leading Israeli universities.