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Coronavirus and the Special Needs community in Israel

Coronavirus and the Special Needs community in Israel

The pressures are especially felt by those who work with at-risk, medically vulnerable populations.Rabbi Chaim Perkel, 22/03/2020 17:23
Special needs Jewish woman struggles to survive in prison

Special needs Jewish woman struggles to survive in prison

24-year-old woman with mental disability arrested in Peru, faces 25 years in prison after she was found with drugs in her luggage.Sponsored Content, 02/12/2019 18:05
Spending the year in Israel – Our Way

Spending the year in Israel – Our Way

Special needs students kick off the 14th year of Israel's only gap year program geared towards religious special needs students from abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/10/2019 16:37
New special needs vocational center to open in Jerusalem

New special needs vocational center to open in Jerusalem

Jerusalem Foundation brakes ground on Thursday for a co-ed youth center for Vocational Training in the Kiryat Yovel neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/10/2019 19:22
How Shalva used Eurovision appearance to promote integration

How Shalva used Eurovision appearance to promote integration

The Shalva band's meteoric success has enabled the Shalva organization to embark on many new ventures.Yoni Rotenberg, 28/06/2019 10:35
Chicago kosher deli employing special needs workers is closing

Chicago kosher deli employing special needs workers is closing

Owner says exploring new business with will fit employees' skill set.Marcy Oster, JTA, 13/03/2019 09:46
IDF embraces disabled volunteers

IDF embraces disabled volunteers

Young adults with disabilities enlist for three year volunteer military service in unprecedented government initiative.Arutz Sheva, 21/09/2018 15:28
Seeach Sod: Unlocking the secrets of the soul

Seeach Sod: Unlocking the secrets of the soul

Seeach Sod is a network of educational and residential programs that provide a child with special needs with everything he needs to thrive.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2018 00:32
Coming full circle ahead of Passover

Coming full circle ahead of Passover

New squadron of Special in Uniform receives their caps and wings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/03/2018 14:44
'Yachad House' opens doors to special needs community

'Yachad House' opens doors to special needs community

The 'Yachad Gifts' Project trains and employs people with disabilities and helps them integrate into the work force.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2018 13:58
Special needs organization goes to Disneyland

Special needs organization goes to Disneyland

Volunteers raise money to send children with special needs to a day of fun at Disneyland., 09/05/2017 13:04
Watch: Special needs youths join the IDF

Watch: Special needs youths join the IDF

For the first time the IDF is inducting special needs youths into its ranks via the 'Big People in Uniform' program.Yoni Kempinski, 27/03/2017 15:50
Watch: 'Peace of mind' for special needs kids

Watch: 'Peace of mind' for special needs kids

Meet the founder of SHALVA, which provides high quality care for disabled children, as his organization opens a new center in the capital.Yoni Kempinski, 12/05/2016 15:21
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, 18/03/2016 13:03
Friendship Circle Empowers Special Needs Children

Friendship Circle Empowers Special Needs Children

Special needs children and teen volunteers come together to learn about giving, caring and friendship in Jerusalem.Hillel Fendel, 12/02/2015 15:44
Org. Helps Kids With Special Needs Cope Under Fire

Org. Helps Kids With Special Needs Cope Under Fire

It's tough being a child in southern Israel, many of whom have just seconds to find shelter. But for some, the challenge is harder still.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2014 22:02
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, 08/05/2014 19:04
Kav Lachayim Children Enjoy Sabbath in Golan

Kav Lachayim Children Enjoy Sabbath in Golan

Children with serious illnesses and disabilities have a good time at Hispin.Gil Ronen, 24/12/2012 11:58
'We Have a Special Mission in God's World'

'We Have a Special Mission in God's World'

A group of hareidi special needs children from New York were treated to a tour of the US Capitol and White HouseGabe Kahn, 23/05/2012 22:34
Govt Freezes Building, Disabled Children Suffer

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.Maayana Miskin, 06/05/2012 22:13
Netanyahu Meets Special Needs Knesset Employee

Netanyahu Meets Special Needs Knesset Employee

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met Yonatan Weinberger, a special needs person who is employed as an assistant to the Knesset Guard.Elad Benari, 23/02/2012 12:16