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Minister of Social Affairs and other Special Guests Visit Weinberg Retiree Center

L-R:  Margalit Piller, Bonnie Goldberg, Meirav Dadia, Gideon Shalom, Yossi Silman, David Marcu, Avner Zaken, Vivian Azran, Rachel Vaya, and Houda Abu Suiy*

On August 7, the Director of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Mr. Yossi Silman, visited Israel Elwyn's Weinberg Retiree Center in Jerusalem, accompanied by members of his staff, a member of the Jerusalem Municipality and Israel Elwyn management.  The group toured the recently dedicated building and saw the retirees enjoying some of the many activities from which they can choose each day.

* Full names and titles of attendees pictured above:

Margalit Piller, Director of Employment Services, Israel Elwyn

Bonnie Goldberg, Director, Jerusalem Municipality Welfare and Community Services Administration

Meirav Dadia, Advisor to Mr. Yossi Silman

Gideon Shalom, Senior Deputy Director General and Director, Division of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services

Yossi Silman, Director of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services

David Marcu, CEO, Israel Elwyn

Avner Zaken, Assistant Director of the Department for the Support of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Vivian Azran, Director, Community Services Division for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families

Rachel Vaya, Follow-up, Control and Applications Coordinator, Ministry

Houda Abu Suiy, Supervisor for Jerusalem, Department for the Support of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services

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