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President Reuven Rivlin

Rivlin sees Beit Issie Shapiro transform lives of special needs children

Rivlin has paid special attention to people with special needs, as well as to those who have overcome disabilities.

IDF's elite Givati Brigade soldiers march alongside disabled comrades

The IDF is renowned for being one of the only armies in the world which incorporates young people with special needs into its ranks.

A masked student raises her hand on her first day back in school, November 1, 2020.

How many students are sick with coronavirus compared to population share?

While the rate of students infected with the coronavirus compared to the total amount of patients has declined in recent weeks, it has begun again to increase.

02/11/2020

Pre-army trainees help disabled classmate climb a mountain

The other pre-army program participants “see him and not the chair,” said Itay Mori's mother.

23/09/2020

The disabled need more help during the High Holy Days - opinion

Please don’t assume that people with disabilities will want to just stay at home because of the difficulties this year.

A gardener with special needs prepares flowers for planting at the Rhoda Fischer Memorial Garden at

Special-needs families fear new lockdown

People with special needs who live in group homes could not understand why they were cut off from their families for weeks on end.

Special Education: Same mess, different year plus corona

Parents have expressed frustration with what they describe as the “mess” that the special education system is in – only mentioning the virus as an added difficulty, not the core of the problem.

Israel must do better when it comes to invisible disability

Generally speaking, most Israelis don’t know much about disabilities, especially “invisible” disabilities.

By CHAIM PERKAL
12/08/2020

Elwyn nonprofit marks death of Halak with special-needs campaign

On May 30, Hallak, a 32-year-old special-needs student from east Jerusalem, was shot by Border Police in the Old City on his way to Jerusalem’s Elwyn Al-Quds Employment Training Center.

A member of the ALEH Negev gardening team tends to the Rhoda Fischer Memorial Garden at ALEH Negev-N

Memorial garden will provide equal employment for special needs people

The memorial garden at ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran has been dedicated to Rhoda Fischer.

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