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THE WRITER learns firsthand how those who are disabled and confined to a wheelchair function in ever

The world from a wheelchair

As I struggled to pass a 3-cm-high step without tipping myself over, the people of Israel around me mostly busied themselves with their phones

By TALIA LEVIN
13/02/2020

Head of the IDF organization for disabled veterans: We're being victimized

Idan Clayman called PM Benjamin Netanyahu to "wake up" and help his and his fellow warriors' situation

05/09/2019

Jerusalem: Old but accessible?

Despite the challenges and limitations, four kilometers of streets in the Muslim, Armenian and Christian Quarters in the Old City of Jerusalem are now fully accessible.

29/03/2019
DAVE NICHOLLS (left) and Ilya Malikin (right) represented Israel together in the two-man bobsledding

Israeli paraplegic bobsledder competes against able-bodied athletes at Worlds

For Nicholls and Malikin, the objective was clear: Represent Israel in a positive way.

By DAVID B. GROSSMAN
12/03/2019
Aliza Bloch

Top 10 headlines of 2018: Politics

A year of highlights and lowlights in Israel: Politics

30/12/2018
15 handicapped demonstrators stopped railroad traffic. July 24, 2018

Disabled 'panthers' resume protests and block railroad traffic

"The disgraceful raise that we received this year leaves us below the poverty line and sentences the disabled people to starvation...," said Naomi Moravia.

Hydrotherapy at ALEH Negev

Loving Israel’s disabled

ALEH Negev cares for some 150 residents with severe disabilities

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
21/03/2018
Special-needs young adults on Birthright trip

On a mission of hope

Special-needs young adults rode in jeeps on the Golan, floated in the Dead Sea, planted trees, visited the Kotel, rode donkeys and interacted with IDF soldiers like themselves.

By MAAYAN HOFFMAN
11/01/2018
Shirley Pinto

At World Federation for the Deaf conference, an Israeli speaker

“Here we leave politics and the relations among states outside the door and simply try to promote the rights of deaf people around the world..."

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS outside linebacker Eli Harold (58), quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and free sa

Civil— and not so civil— disobedience

It was Thoreau who famously said that “men lead lives of quiet desperation,” and he urged civilians to act out of conscience, even if this results in some form of punishment.

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