Rivlin asks Ministry of Health to allow family visits to hostels

Rivlin asks Ministry of Health to allow family visits to hostels

President seeks leniency for family visits to those with physical and mental disabilities living in hostels operated by the state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2020, 11:21 AM
Remembering special needs victims of the Holocaust

Remembering special needs victims of the Holocaust

Remembering those whose voices have been lost forever - the special needs victims of the Nazis, whose murders set the stage for the Final Solution. Rabbi Chaim Perkal, 4/21/2020, 1:06 PM
Israeli news is about to become more accessible for those with disabilities

Israeli news is about to become more accessible for those with disabilities

Public Broadcaster KAN partners with Ruderman Family Foundation to make COVID-19 news accessible to people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2020, 2:47 PM
Jewish group brings together Hollywood stars to celebrate disability inclusion

Jewish group brings together Hollywood stars to celebrate disability inclusion

Ruderman Family Foundation presents the Farrelly brothers with award recognizing their work to include those with disabilities in Hollywood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2020, 10:38 AM
The spirit prevailed

The spirit prevailed

Despite severe physical limitation, Uri Yitzhak Shachor became one of the prominent scholars in the Nahalat Yosef Yeshiva in Shavei Shomron.Yosef Ehrenfeld, Besheva, 2/27/2020, 9:39 PM
Opinion: The miracle of disability

Opinion: The miracle of disability

With Hanukkah approaching Jews are discussing the miracles of the past. But we offen fail to recognize the miracles we experience every day,Elie Klein, 12/22/2019, 10:53 AM
A seat at the table: Disability inclusion at the Passover Seder

A seat at the table: Disability inclusion at the Passover Seder

Every person, regardless of age, gender, background, education or abilities, should be considered equal members of the family and the Jewish nation. Dov Hirth, 4/15/2019, 7:59 AM
Fighting for authentic representation in Hollywood

Fighting for authentic representation in Hollywood

Danny Woodburn sheds a light on the multiple challenges of actors with disabilities in the entertainment industry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 2:46 AM
Support and friendship for families dealing with special needs

Support and friendship for families dealing with special needs

For families of Jews with disabilities, Shabbaton retreats provide respite and support.JTA, 7/21/2018, 9:55 PM
Arab MK: Accessibility isn't important in Hevron

Arab MK: Accessibility isn't important in Hevron

Hanin Zoabi refuses to aid handicapped Israelis, Palestinian Authority Arabs who want to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2018, 2:55 PM
Fraternity oath: I solemnly swear to hate kikes most of all

Fraternity oath: I solemnly swear to hate kikes most of all

Syracuse fraternity suspended over hate-filled oath including anti-Semitism.JTA, 4/20/2018, 9:47 AM
Children with disabilities play football with NFL players

Children with disabilities play football with NFL players

Thirty NFL football players share the field with Shalva's children with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2018, 7:31 AM
MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

MKs meet with JNF to encourage inclusion in Israel

JNF representatives, Knesset members, meet to discuss inclusion of people with disabilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/15/2018, 10:31 AM
People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

People with disabilities more likely to be arrested

New study suggests those with disabilities - including non-physical issues - face discrimination every day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2017, 7:54 AM
'Everyone should feel like they belong'

'Everyone should feel like they belong'

From ASL interpreters to service dogs, Orthodox shuls are trying to be more inclusive.JTA, 11/25/2017, 6:09 PM
Musicians with disabilities represent Israel on world tour

Musicians with disabilities represent Israel on world tour

Musicians with disabilities join world tour on first-ever trip away from home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2017, 10:53 PM
PM to blind soldier: You deserve to serve

PM to blind soldier: You deserve to serve

Blind soldier turns to PM Netanyahu with three wishes; Netanyahu grants two of them - and IDF welcomes new Air Force soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/31/2017, 3:07 PM
'Prisoners are not better citizens than hospital patients'

'Prisoners are not better citizens than hospital patients'

Knesset committee head approves vote to place voting booths in hospitals, nursing homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/24/2017, 2:59 PM
Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Disabled wedding guests aren't second-class citizens

Rabbinical organization to engaged couples: Make accessibility a priority for your wedding.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 2:04 PM
Israeli art school helps students with disabilities succeed

Israeli art school helps students with disabilities succeed

Jerusalem art school fosters design talent among students with disabilities.JTA, 2/18/2017, 6:29 PM
'Disabled in workplace' bill expected to pass

'Disabled in workplace' bill expected to pass

A bill which would require large government bodies to meet a quota of 5% disabled employees approved for final Knesset vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2016, 11:57 AM
Google gives $700K to Israel disability initiative

Google gives $700K to Israel disability initiative

Major Google grant to Tikkun Olam Makers part of plans to improve lives of 250,000 people suffering from disabilities.JTA, 4/14/2016, 2:25 PM
Heartwarming: Overcoming disabilities to defend

Heartwarming: Overcoming disabilities to defend

Lotan has struggled with cerebral palsy her whole life - now thanks to a special program, she is realizing her dream as an IDF soldier.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2016, 1:03 PM
Google paying for free smartphone for disabled

Google paying for free smartphone for disabled

Special smartphone that is operated with head movements and gestures – now given free of charge to every Israeli who needs it.Gil Ronen, 1/17/2016, 4:58 PM
Fashion Photographer Empowering the Disabled

Fashion Photographer Empowering the Disabled

Rick Guidotti, formerly an award-winning former fashion photographer, now works to expose "the beauty in human diversity".Yoni Kempinski, 7/9/2015, 2:46 AM
'Israel Has Come a Long Way in Treating Disabled'

'Israel Has Come a Long Way in Treating Disabled'

Beit Issie Shapiro holds International Conference on Disabilities.Yoni Kempinski, 7/8/2015, 5:15 AM
ALEH Negev Shows No Limit to What Disabled Can Do

ALEH Negev Shows No Limit to What Disabled Can Do

ALEH Negev's rehabilitation hosts Congressional staffers and shows them how Israeli ingenuity can change how we care for its vulnerable.Gedalyah Reback, 4/1/2015, 7:52 PM
Can Technology Change the Lives of the Disabled?

Can Technology Change the Lives of the Disabled?

Physical therapists, innovators, and technologists meet in Tel Aviv to develop problem-solving machines for the handicapped.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 9:42 AM
Increasing Disabled Persons in Civil Service

Increasing Disabled Persons in Civil Service

The Cabinet approved Sunday PM's initiative to increase employment of disabled persons in civil service. Directives to be issued in 45 days.Cynthia Blank , 11/30/2014, 2:59 PM
Special Needs Soldiers Are 'Great in Uniform'

Special Needs Soldiers Are 'Great in Uniform'

Unique project allowing disabled youth to serve in the IDF and integrate into Israeli society is increasing its scale.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 5/8/2014, 7:04 PM
Ariel U Eases Access for Students with Disability

Ariel U Eases Access for Students with Disability

Ariel University program to ease access for those with handicaps, poor vision, poor hearing, and learning disabilities.Maayana Miskin, 12/8/2013, 3:23 PM
A Family’s Medical Challenge Leads to Aliyah

A Family’s Medical Challenge Leads to Aliyah

Most people immigrate to Israel for spiritual, religious or familial reasons, and medical care doesn't usually factor into the equation.Chana Ya'ar, 7/4/2013, 3:23 PM
Terror Victim’s Message: Despair is Just a Mask

Terror Victim’s Message: Despair is Just a Mask

Terror attack survivor Asael Shabo, who lost his mother and three siblings, has a message of hope for Purim.Maayana Miskin, 2/22/2013, 10:18 AM
Soldier: IDF Service Possible with One Arm

Soldier: IDF Service Possible with One Arm

Soldier Eliran Oster serves in the IDF, trains and even plays basketball, all with just one hand.Maayana Miskin, 10/29/2012, 10:39 PM
Aleh Dedicates New Special Ed School in Jerusalem

Aleh Dedicates New Special Ed School in Jerusalem

The ALEH network for special children last week began the new year by dedicating a new school for its children in Jerusalem.Hana Levi Julian, 10/15/2012, 9:41 PM
Innovators Win 2012 Ruderman Disability Prize

Innovators Win 2012 Ruderman Disability Prize

The Ruderman Foundation has announced its selection of 10 winners of its 2012 Prize in Disability. Four are Israeli organizations.Chana Ya'ar, 6/14/2012, 1:44 PM