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B'nai B'rith, JNF, to honor Holocaust-era educator Samuel Bein

The joint effort to recognize Bein is part of a long history collaborative projects between the B'nai B'rith and JNF.

Gvanim: The non-profit improving the lives of special-needs persons

Gvanim’s uniqueness is that each person has a plan developed specifically to meet his/her specific needs.

By MAXINE LIPTZEN DOROT
04/06/2020
Hamas wants 'intifada' after Iyad al-Hallak shooting, protests expected

On Saturday, a protest titled "Murder in the Streets: Justice for Iyad al-Hallak" is scheduled to start in Jerusalem at 8:30 p.m., while another is scheduled to start in Jaffa at 7:30 p.m.

Palestinians look on as Israeli police set up a checkpoint in the Arab east Jerusalem neighbourhood
Border Police shoot, kill unarmed special needs student in east Jerusalem

Following the incident, the gates to the Old City were closed by Jerusalem police, in fear of protests. The Temple Mount is scheduled to reopen Sunday.

A Special Olympics lesson about togetherness

How disabled athletes teach us that the isolation we face today can bring forth a new togetherness for tomorrow

By SHARON LEVY-BLANGA , DAVID S. EVANGELISTA
14/05/2020
New initiative brings artists, musicians to special needs children

Artists and musicians donate their time for these interactive performances, which include music, storytelling, and magic and animal shows.

A MUSLIM and a Jew work together to care for young adults with autism in ‘The Specials.’
World Autism Day: Coronavirus is a call for humane solutions

People with autism who are nonverbal and low functioning, sadly, may find themselves hospitalized and heavily medicated on locked wards of psychiatric hospitals.

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.

Special needs IDF solders work to pack coronavirus testing kits – watch

These soldiers, known as "Special in Uniform" soldiers, were recruited to the Health Ministry's logistics center due to their experience in preparing emergency and crisis kits.

17/03/2020
Adults with special needs offer babysitting services: a first in Israel

Through the organization Tzohar Halev, special needs adults will look after 2-6 year-old toddlers.

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