Access Israel News

An International Launch of "The Valubable 500 Israel" forum

Dozens of senior executives came to attend the con
The Valuable 500 Forum held a unique international conference on January 13th, organized by Access Israel at the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
19/01/2020

Access Israel's has been awarded by the Zero Project

Zero Project award winner 2020
Access Israel's "Training for Inclusive Teaching" has been awarded by the Zero Project as one of the practices that support accessible and inclusive education for people with disabilities!

23/12/2019

watch: Access Israel 7th International Conference

Yariv Bash- founder of the spacecraft Bereshit
Over 1000 people attended the 7th Access Israel International Conference on “The Future of Accessibility", at the Avenue Conference Center, on May 2019
11/12/2019

Not your typical Tuesday

students completing an obstacle course in a wheelc
In honor of International Disabilities Day, Access Israel hosted an experiential event for students in order to raise awareness and foster a sense of understanding of what it is like to live with a disability
9/12/2019

Israel. The Accessible Start Up Nation

President Rivlin with Access Israel's delegation
In 20 short years, Israel, the Start Up Nation, is on the road to becoming Israel, the Accessible Start Up Nation
1/12/2019

Join us at Access Israel's 8th International Conference - The Future Of Accessibility

Access Israel's 8th International Conference
The conference takes place during the 22-26 May 2020 and includes various exciting events and speakers from around the world!
For more information, registration, lecture suggestions, renting your exhibition space, sponsorship, delegation and more - contact us
27/10/2019

Did you vote in elections? There are those that it had been a difficult task for them!

Envelope with wheelchair disabled symbol in ballot
Unfortunately, our concerns came true - The 22nd Knesset elections were not accessible for people with disabilities!
22/09/2019

Access Israel is recipient of the 2019 Seal of Effectiveness for Social Activism

the Seal of Effectiveness for Social Activism
This is the eighth year that 'Midot' organization has awarded the seal, which is given to non-profit organizations and projects whose activities influence and bring about significant change in society
11/08/2019

Accessibility with The Jewish Agency

The participants met a deaf instructor
On May 29, 2019, Access Israel held an awareness event for teens participating in a program through The Jewish Agency
1/08/2019

The President of Israel Marked 20 Years to Establish "Access Israel"

President Reuven Rivlin and Yuval Wagner
Access Israel was launched at the President’s Residence in 1999, and On July 28 2019, some of its members and supporters were back at the President’s Residence to celebrate the organization’s 20th anniversary, coupled with a rafter of achievements
30/07/2019

Access Israel’s delegation to Latvia: promoting awareness of the importance of accessibility

a night workshop in Israeli Sign Language
On 26.6.2019, Access Israel, in cooperation with the Israeli embassy in Latvia, sent a delegation to lecture and give workshops as part of the special “Lampa” (conversation) festival in Cēsis
16/07/2019

Respectability Smile Access Israel – Shabbat Smile by Howard Blas

Attendees of the Conference visit the Western Wall
This week’s Shabbat Smile was written about a recent Access Israel conference
17/06/2019

Over 800 people from 22 countries participated in Access Israel’s 7th International Conference

The main lecture hall at the Avenue Center
Over 800 people from 22 countries participated in Access Israel’s 7th International Conference, which was held last month in Tel Aviv and throughout the country
13/06/2019

Using Disability Simulation Activities In An Effective, Sensitive Manner

Howard Blas shares an important lesson from the Access Israel 7th International Conference
10/06/2019

Accessibility event for Mexican teens in cooperation with the Israeli sports union for people with disabilities

On May 6th 2019, Access Israel, in cooperation with the Israeli Sports Union for people with disabilities, held an experiential event for teens from Mexico
28/05/2019

Access Israel's delegation attended the Zero Project Conference in Vienna

Access Israel's delegation in front of the UN buil
Representatives from Access Israel formed a delegation to attend the Zero Project Conference, an annual conference which takes place at the United Nations office in Vienna - whose focus this year was ‘Independent Living’ and voter accessibility
21/03/2019

Ikea and Access israel are making furniture better for people with disabilities — with the help of 3-D printers

A bed in IKEA taged as ThisAbles
ThisAbles project - Ikea’s branch in Israel partnered with Israeli disability rights groups to design low-tech add-ons. The project also reviewed hundreds of items and drew up a list of dozens of products that can already accommodate people with a range of disabilities
18/03/2019

Bibi Netanyahu, Avi Gabay, Ayelet Shaked and other Israeli politicians talk in sign language

Bibi Netanyahu talks in sign language
Access Israel decided to remind politicians running for office that making their speeches accessible to all should anything but optional
5/03/2019

We are proud of you, Yuval Wagner!

Yuval Wagner, founder of Access Israel
The founder of Access Israel, Yuval Wagner, was selected as one of the 50 social heroes for the year of 2018 by the newspaper "Yediot Ahronot"
22/01/2019

No school day like the other

Access Israel is an organization that took it on themselves to make the country as barrier free as possible for its citizens. With exemplary actions the non-profit sensibilises students for the concerns of people with disabilities
1/11/2018
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