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Jerusalem lights up in purple to honor disabled children

Among the buildings that will light up throughout the night are the String Bridge, the municipality building and Teddy Stadium.

Israeli public's attitude towards disabled people improving - survey

A decline was recorded in the percentage of those who believe that people with disabilities abuse state benefits – from 13% in 2019 to only 8% in 2020.

Coronavirus severely impacts employees with disabilities, survey suggests

The unemployment rate among employees with disabilities was 41% in February before the corona outbreak, and has since increased to 62% in October, according to the survey.

Turmeric and moringa, and the Israeli who’s growing them

If all goes according to plan, the turmeric and moringa plants will be profitable.

By HOWARD BLAS
25/10/2020
Disabled activists block the Azrieli Junction in Tel Aviv in May.

Here’s how to get unemployed Israelis with disabilities back to work

66% of Israeli workers with disabilities were either fired or laid off from their jobs since the beginning of the pandemic.

By CHAIM PERKAL
23/09/2020

How raising an autistic son put me in coronavirus-like social distancing

After the birth of my son Jonathan, who turned out to have autism and severe epilepsy. I found myself, along with my family, going into quarantine and isolation from society.

By DANNY KOGAN
10/04/2020

Beit Issie Shapiro founder to get Israel Prize for lifetime achievement

Naomi Stuchiner founded Beit Issie Shapiro almost 40 years ago, an Israeli organization dedicated to improving the life of children and adults with disabilities.

First wine made by a blind and deaf person in Israel

Yossi Samuels is the inspiration behind Shalva, an association dedicated to providing transformative care for individuals with disabilities, empowering their families and promoting social inclusion.

By DEBORAH DAHAN
27/02/2020

EU Ambassador to Israel plants tree with children with disabilities

The Tu Bishvat ceremony was not only in advocacy for equality for children with disabilities, but also in support for the environment.

11/02/2020
Mea She’arim

Bnei Akiva builds succahs for seniors, disabled people throughout Israel

"The 'Team of Builders' [project] run by the youth movement has succeeded in telling us the real story of this nation in recent years."

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