News and updates about Handicapped
Disabled protesters block Ben Gurion Airport
Dozens of handicapped protesters block road at Ben Gurion Airport to demand disability pension be equal to minimum wage.
Zoabi parks in a handicapped spot
Arab MK documented parking in a handicapped spot at a gas station. Her response: Go report about Gaza.
Watch: Disabled Israeli EMT saves lives
Danny Shmuel's handicap caused by a serious motorcycle accident doesn't prevent him from volunteering as an EMT with United Hatzalah.
Disabled citizens get new, accessible beach
Ashdod beach becomes wheelchair-accessible, offers separate bathing for the religious handicapped population.
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.
Old City to Become Disabled-Friendly
Jerusalem Development Authority announces 20 million shekel project to open the Old City, Western Wall for tourists with disabilities.
MKs Seek Public Debate over ‘Handicapped’ Criteria
National Insurance Institute accused of trying to save money by pushing through changes to ‘handicapped’ status.
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.
Jewish Mother Shot by IDF in Financial Crisis
Mother of 11 accidentally shot by IDF had her benefits slashed, says Review Board's "Arab doctor saw settlers and decided to take revenge."
Handicapped Access ‘Next Step' on Unemployment
In order to meet target on unemployment, Israel must fight prejudice on disabilities, ministry official says.
Opera on Nazi Crimes Premieres in Vienna
An opera about Nazi atrocities against handicapped children had its world premiere in Vienna on Friday.
Laws to Put Handicapped Access Front and Center
A Knesset Committee approved a range of regulations easing access for the handicapped in offices, stores, and synagogues
PhD Recipients Bury the Word ‘Handicapped’
A record-breaking 366 graduating Ph.Ds at Hebrew Univ. Mount Scopus campus prove the word “handicapped” is obsolete. “Anything is possible.”
Govt Freezes Building, Disabled Children Suffer
The Judea and Samaria building freeze continues to affect communities. North of Jerusalem, disabled children are the ones who suffer.
Video: Israel Makes Sure Handicapped Can Use Parks
The handicapped have increasing accessibility to public parks in Israel. Video: Sesame Street’s Sivan plays with Anastasia
The Cafe Run by the Disabled and Handicapped
Arutz Sheva visited the Nagish Cafe in northern Israel, which is run and operated by handicapped people for handicapped people.