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A protest by disabled IDF veterans in Tel Aviv, April 18, 2021

Disabled IDF veteran tries to commit suicide outside DM office

A disabled IDF veteran attempted to end his life outside the Defense Ministry's Rehabilitation Division at Tel Hashomer.

More can be done for people with disabilities worldwide - opinion

Why do we settle for just “International Day of Persons with Disabilities”?


Dov Levy Prize: Meet Stacey Lubofsky

Giving Tree runs programs that engage children, both with and without disabilities, in a concurrent  environment.

  Matan Koch (center)

Dov Levy Prize: Meet Matan A. Koch

The 38-year-old, who lives in Los Angeles, is a quadriplegic, born with cerebral palsy.

 Jenine Shwekey and Chaya Bender

Dov Levy Prize: Meet Jenine Shwekey and Chaya Bender

“We discovered that a special child can soar beyond challenges and beyond expectations with the help of a loving hand."

Dov Levy Prize: Meet Dean Cohen

Dean Cohen founded the organization after developing a meaningful friendship with a young person with a disability.

Dov Levy Prize: Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi is the founder of RespectAbility, is a diverse, disability-led nonprofit that works to create systemic change in how society views and values people with disabilities.

  Assemblyman Gary S. Schaer (center)

Dov Levy Prize: Meet Gary Schaer

New Jersey Assemblyman Gary Schaer has consistently fought for special education funding, and has recently utilized $240 million funding to construct the Dayton Avenue Educational Campus.

Israeli athlete wins world para-taekwondo championship

Asaf Yasur, who lost both his hands after a terrible, life-threatening electrocution accident before his 13th birthday, won the gold and title of champion for the Men’s under-58 kilogram.

Musk: Neuralink implants could be in humans by 2022

"I think we have a chance with Neuralink to restore full-body functionality to someone who has a spinal cord injury."

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