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Israel Elwyn CEO Shares Experience with US Disability Activists

                   On February 9, Israel Elwyn's CEO, David Marcu, made a presentation on self-advocacy by people with disabilities in Israel to a Rockville, Md. audience that included members of the...

Youth and Young Adults Division

You're invited to watch a film that presents Israel Elwyn's four Youth and Young Adults Division's programs. Israel Elwyn's Youth and Young Adults Division is a leader in Israel with a continuum of programs with a wide range of content that...

Photographing from the Heart - Catalog

Members of the Photographing from the Heart social enterprise at Israel Elwyn's Kfar Yona Occupational Training Center continue to photograph with sensitivity and talent. Their wandering exhibition is now on display at the South Sharon Regional Council...

Ruderman Family Foundation to Host Inclusion Summit

The Ruderman Inclusion Summit, which will bring together all stakeholders in the community to foster strategic advocacy and awareness, peer to peer learning, best practice, networking and more, will take place in Boston, MA, on November 1 and 2, 2015. The Summit...

Pre-Election Panel with Knesset Candidates

A Pre-Election Panel took place on March 2 with the participation of Knesset members and candidates, with each presenting the party platform with regard to the rights of people with disabilities. The event, which was accessible to people with a wide range of...

Employment for People with Disabilities and Israel's Elections

A brief film related to employment among people with disabilities and Israel's recent elections was produced by Forum "Patt", a forum of agencies that promotes the employment of people with disabilities in Israel. Among the forum's member agencies...

Yoav Kraiem Receives Henry Viscardi Achievement Award After Israel Elwyn’s Nomination

Renowned Israeli advocate for the rights of people with disabilities

Israel Elwyn recently submitted the name of Yoav Kraiem, a renowned Israeli advocate for the rights of people with disabilities, and a person with a disability, as a candidate for the 2013 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award. This award was established by the New...

IE Undertakes Groundbreaking Cooperative Venture

Over the last year, Israel Elwyn and Beit Issie Shapiro, another well regarded organization in the field of disability, began working together to help foster a self advocacy movement and leadership cadre among people with intellectual disabilities in Israel....