During the COVID-19 pandemic, many medical services, including those for people with disabilities, have been put on hold.
Just before Shavuot each year, Nechama Rivlin would distribute cheesecakes to soldiers at the roadblocks around Jerusalem.
Although there has been a significant improvement in attitudes towards people with disabilities, the statistics presented by Oren Helman's Sikuy Shaveh (Equal Chance) were troubling.
Last Thursday evening, the Springer Auditorium at the Israel Museum was filled to capacity with members of the Rivlin family and their friends.
The festival, which begins on July 25, will include the Pitchpoint competition for up-and-coming Israeli feature film projects.
Herbs were planted around her grave - thyme, sage, mint, rosemary and many others - that Nechama particularly loved.
In the immediate aftermath of his wife's death, Rivlin had decided to seclude himself and his family from the public so that family could privately take stock of its tragedy.
Rivlin had a disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or IPF. According to Prof. Mordechai Kramer, who treated Rivlin for the past 12 years, it is a very rare disease.
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