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40% of Israeli media items equate intellectual disability with weakness - AKIM

AKIM is the largest organization in Israel providing representation for and advocating alongside 35,000 people with intellectual disabilities

Coming soon: Israelis, too, will call in their national guard - analysis

Effectuating Israeli sovereignty may seem like a contradictory idea. The country is the sovereign, that should be enough. But it's not.


The challenges of multiculturalism in Israel’s shared society - opinion

The Israeli government has put forth as a priority the inclusion of marginalized sectors in higher education to advance societal opportunities, but this is easier said than done.

Michal Herzog

Michal Herzog salutes diversity at awards ceremony

On Monday, President Isaac Herzog sat and listened as his wife Michal delivered the main address at the awards ceremony for diversity in advertising and marketing campaigns.

Art curator Bar Yerushalmi's 'Total Nutrition'

Bar Yerushalmi's Total Nutrition art event held in Musrara last month examined the powerful relationships between food, social class and gender.

Verbal abuse, intimidation routine for foreigners at Ben Gurion airport

Population and Immigration officials threaten to handcuff one individual, ban another from Israel for a decade. ‘I felt like a criminal’ say three separate travelers who experienced hostile behavior.

What can we learn from the most recent Socioeconomic Index?

The variables compromising the Socioeconomic Index provide a unique perspective on the populations of the different areas and on the differences between them.


Education is crucial for integration of haredim into society - opinion

Some argue for a “tough love” approach to the haredi community, but there’s a better way forward


On Simhat Torah, a call for inclusion

On Simhat Torah, we dance in celebration. For the differently-abled, this may be a time of not joy — but frustration. The differently-abled may dance differently, but we should always dance together.

By Simcha Scholar
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