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The President of Israel Hosts the Participants of the Access Israel Global Accessibility Conference

The President of Israel Hosts the Participants of
On 3 April 2022, President Isaac Herzog, together with Access Israel, hosted the first Global Accessibility and Inclusion Leader’s Conference to take place in Israel at the Presidential Residence
13/04/2022

Operation "Accessible Rescue" extracts people with disabilities and the elderly from Ukranian war zones to safety

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No one gets left behind! Access Israel is currently finding focused solutions to extraction and evacuation requests that are being received from people with disabilities and the elderly in Ukrainian war zones.
Donate to operation Accessible Rescue" and save lives!
21/03/2022

Watch: Access Israel held a meeting on Accessibility in Emergency Times

Access Israel held a meeting on Accessibility in E
Access Israel initiated and held a conference on the evacuation of people with disabilities during emergencies, with the participation of people with disabilities, representatives of associations, representatives of emergency organizations, the Home Front Command and the municipal government
2/01/2022

Watch: Yuval Wagner, Founder of Access Israel, and Noam Gershony, Israeli wheelchair tennis — two fighter pilots who were injured in a helicopter crash — return to flying in an exciting, powerful and inspiring article on Ulpan Shishi news

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Yuval Wagner and Noam Gershuni, almost lost their lives in helicopter accidents, but clung to optimism and reached new heights • Wagner founded the Israel Accessibility Association which revolutionized the field of accessibility, and Gershuni won Olympic medals • Now they're back in the sky, and the smile just does not go down from the face • Join the exciting flight
13/12/2021

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities in the Israeli pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

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In recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities marked December 3, the KKL-JNF, Access Israel, Start-Up Nation Central, and the Ministry of Regional Cooperation hosted a range of startups in the Israeli pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai
3/12/2021

Paralympic Games Accessibility and Inclusion – from Tokyo 2020 to Paris 2024, Sharing, Learning, and Improving

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Access Israel's last international webinar took place on October 26th and focused on "Paralympic Games Accessibility and Inclusion – from Tokyo 2020 to Paris 2024." There were +400 registered from +80 countries and hundreds more watched through Facebok Live.
1/11/2021

Accessibility in the Age of Technology

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Thanks to the abilities of the Start-Up Nation, Access Israel is embracing technology to spearhead Israel’s transformation into a completely accessible country
25/10/2021

Access Israel's 9th International Webinar – A Hub of Accessibility Professionals!

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The 9th International webinar which took place on the 27th of July and focused on "Accessible Future – Transportation for All, During and Post COVID-19" was a huge hit!
29/09/2021

Israelis, Americans team up for NY hiking for people with disabilities

Clton Robinson with Jamie Lassner at helsea Piers
The two organizations are in the midst of 12 days of hiking in New York with teams consisting of people with and without disabilities.
1/08/2021

Webinar on Accessible Tourism for Russian speakers

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MASHAV, Israel's Agency for International Development Cooperation, and Access Israel organized a webinar on "Accessible Tourism" for Russian speakers
23/05/2021

Access Israel's Educational Activity in Modiin

The children met a deaf woman and her translator
Access Israel hosted an activity in Modiin with the goal of educating Israel’s youth about various struggles those with disabilities face in society, while at the same time highlighting their capabilities and strengths
3/05/2021

Access Israel's 8th International Webinar received great feedback!

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Access Israel's last international webinar took place on the 12th of April and focused on "Accessible and Inclusive Smart Cities for All During and Post COVID-19". Over 690 people from 83 countries registered to the conference and the webinar received great feedback!
19/04/2021

Yuval Wagner spoke at the Germany 'Accessible Tourism Day' conference

Accessible Tourism Day
Yuval Wagner Chair Access Israel spoke today to more than 460 participants at the 'Accessible Tourism Day' Virtual conference organized by the German National Tourist Board (GNTB)

14/03/2021

World Hearing Day – How to ensure that webinars are accessible to people with hearing disabilities?

World Hearing Day – How to ensure that webinars are accessible to people with hearing disabilities?
For the people with hearing disabilities, webinar participation is not that simple. On the occasion of World Hearing Day, we have presented a guide to making webinars accessible to people with hearing disabilities
3/03/2021

Access Israel's 7th International Webinar was a great success

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Access Israel's 7th International took place on the 26th of January with over 850 people registered from 79 countries!
28/01/2021

Yuval Wagner is 1 of Top 20 Disabled People With a Global Voice Everyone Must Follow / Newz Hook

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From advocates to artists, from lawyers and models, from doctors to judges, it is time to realise that people with disabilities are so much more! Here is Newz Hook’s list of the 20 Disabled People with a Global Voice you must follow
26/01/2021

Second Webinar between Israel and Myanmar

Almost 100 people from Myanmar participated
On the 12th of January the second webinar between Israel and Myanmar on accessibility and inclusion took place. The webinar focused on "Technologies for Business to Consumer Services". Almost 100 people from different business sectors in Myanmar participated at the webinar
12/01/2021

Access Israel | An Opportunity for International Cooperation

Accessible sports facilities in Tel Aviv
People with disabilities are the largest minority in the world, yet they are often overlooked. Access Israel, an Israeli non-profit, works to increase awareness and promote accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities and the elderly
20/12/2020

Access Israel's 6th International Webinar was a great success with over 630 people registering from over 80 countries

Jessica Tesoriero, U.S Embassy
On the 8th of December, Access Israel's 6th International took place, which focused on "Creating Trends for Accessibility and Inclusion for People with Disabilities". The webinar was a success with over 630 people registering from over 80 countries
13/12/2020

Israeli and UAE disabilities’ professionals find common purpose in expanding inclusion

Michal Rimon speaking at the Zero Project Conferen
With ties between the Mideast countries now official, two women are helping improve amenities, resources and accessibility for residents and visitors
10/12/2020
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