The Jewish Family Confronting Crisis in Modern Times (1800-2017): Divorce, Agunot
and Inter-Marriage – An International Workshop.

Wednesday March 8 – Thursday March 9, 2017, Western Galilee College

Contact Us


Dr. Haim Sperber
Senior Lecturer Jewish History
Western Galilee College


Yaniv Zitrin
Tel: 972-4-9015499
Western Galilee College
Derech HaMichlala
Akko, Israel
Postal Address:
Western Galilee College
P.O. Box 2125
Akko  24121
If you are driving to the College, simply enter “Western Galilee College” in Waze and the navigation system will lead appropriately.


Akko Beach Hotel

Address: Yehonatan ha-Khashmonai St, AcrePhone: 04-995-7997

Arrival to Western Galilee College

From the East or South:

  • Enter Acre through the Central Acre Intersection (by either turning left if heading north on Road 4; or continuing straight if heading west on Road 85).
  • Continue on Ben Ami Street.
  • Turn right at the second roundabout onto David Remez St/ Route 8510
  • Turn right at the 3rd roundabout; passing under the bridge (train tracks).
  • At the second roundabout take a right (you will see a gas station on your left)
  • You have arrived; the college entrance will be on your left.

From the North:

  • Travel south on Road 4.
  • Turn right on Route 8510 (there will be a traffic light)
  • Continue straight.
  • At the second round about turn left (you will see  a gas station on your right)
  • You have arrived; the college entrance will be on your left.


From the center of the country, including from Ben Gurion International Airport, the easiest way to arrive in Acre is by train. The train departs from Ben Gurion Airport as well as numerous other stops in various cities such as Tel Aviv, Herzliya, etc. regularly. Please take the train heading north and get off at the Acre Central Station. From here, the college (and the hotel) is a 3 minute taxi ride away. For scheduling information please refer to the Israel Rail website: