American Friends of the Open University of Israel (AFOUI) is the dynamic arm of the Open University of Israel (OUI), Israel's largest university. AFOUI is dedicated to raising US awareness of OUI and the vital role that an educated Israeli society plays in keeping Israel and Jews of all economic backgrounds safe and strong. We are committed to helping OUI achieve its educational and research goals. OUI opens the gates of learning to limitless numbers of students through leading-edge educational technologies and globally recognized Distance Learning methods. A 21st century University, OUI offers 600 online, internet courses to students located all over the world, every day, every hour. The University's 70 Study Centers are scattered throughout Israel.