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News and updates about Disabled People

Work finally commences on making Cave of the Patriarchs accessible to the disabled

After years of legal wrangling and political obstacles, construction has begun & should be complete within 6 months.

Work commences on making Cave of the Patriarchs accessible

UK Jewish charity for learning disabled hacked by pro-Palestinian activsts

Charity's Instagram page defaced with Palestinian flags, anti-Israel slogan and call for genocide against Jews.

Jewish charity for learning disabled hacked by activists

Budget for disabled access to Patriarchs Cave still not approved

Project has green light to proceed, but ministries have yet to apportion budget. Fears that Supreme Court could still halt it.

Budget for disabled access to Patriarchs Cave still not approved

Israel's disabled block road to airport

Protesting delay in approving raise of disability stipends, disabled citizens block Highway 1 towards airport.

Israel's disabled block road to airport

Is Tel Aviv's municipality against disabled citizens?

Tel Aviv municipality gives parking fine to car illegally parked and belonging to disabled owner.

Is Tel Aviv's municipality against disabled citizens?

First of its kind community for disabled and non-disabled

Government approved plan to build community for both disabled and non-disabled persons to foster integration of disabled.

First of its kind community for disabled and non-disabled

Ruderman Foundation recognizes five groups with inclusion prize

Ruderman Family Foundation recognizes five companies and organizations that run programs including people with disabilities.

Ruderman Foundation recognizes five groups with inclusion prize

New initiative for disabled honors Itzhak Perlman

$3 million grant program funds an initiative to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in Jewish life.

New initiative for Jewish disabled honors Itzhak Perlman

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.

Google paying for free special smartphone for disabled Israelisplayer

Justice Min. and Meretz MK nearly come to blows

After accusing Jewish Home of 'shooting prime ministers between the eyes,' Ayelet Shaked demands Ilan Gilon stop 'slandering' her party.

Justice Minister and Meretz MK nearly come to blowsplayer

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.

Can Technology Change the Lives of the Disabled?

New Tel Aviv Store Integrates the Disabled

A new store which opened this week in Tel Aviv contains gifts and objects made by artists and craftsmen with special needs.

New Store in the Heart of Tel Aviv Integrates the Disabledplayer

New: Megillah Readings for Hard of Hearing

Karaoke-style Powerpoint Megillah presentations to accompany chazan in 200 synagogues.

New: Megillah Readings for Hard of Hearing

Knesset Recognized for Employing Disabled Persons

The Shalem Foundation has recognized the Knesset's integration of the disabled as Knesset employees.

Knesset Recognized for Employing Disabled Personsplayer