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December 3, 2020
Hanukkah and inclusion are under attack
In the “Age of Corona,” we have no choice but to settle for spending holidays with those in our own households—to go through the motions and hope for the best in the months ahead. Unfortunately, it feels like we have begun to do the same with our communal responsibilities.
Plans for expanded village at ALEH in works, plus neuro-orthopedic hospital
August 9, 2020
Set for completion in 2021, it will increase the number of Israel’s rehabilitative hospital beds, and create more housing and jobs in the Negev Desert.
Corona cocoon: An inclusion icon shares quarantine best practices
May 22, 2020
“From day one, I stressed the centrality of discipline, the importance of checking and rechecking every detail and every decision to make sure that our residents are being provided with the very best care. Again, with a population this vulnerable, there is no room for error.”
May 4, 2020
COVID-19: A master class in disability inclusion
By providing some much-needed perspective, this crisis has opened our hearts to the urgency of communal involvement and our eyes to how easily we can make a real difference in the lives of others.
December 17, 2019
The ‘miracle’ of disability
Watching countless marvels unfold day after day has provided me with a profound appreciation for both the intricacies of the human body and the resilience of the human spirit.
Israel’s ‘haredi’ community embrace disability inclusion, integration
December 31, 2018
Geula Avidan, dean of students at Ono Academic College’s Haredi Campuses, said “we need to think of individuals with disabilities as people first, not charity cases, and we need to consider what they deserve, what they can contribute, and how we can help them achieve in the classroom and beyond.”