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The founder of Access Israel, Yuval Wanger, asked the Ministry of Health "Follow the accessibility regulations for people with disabilities in this crisis"

Yuval Wagner, the founder of Access Israel and the

The request was made following a number of incidents that occurred in the fight against the virus due to a lack of attention by the Ministry of Health to make sure that the health services are accessible for people with disabilities in the clinics, hospitals, testing facilities. In addition, there is also a lack of accessible information provided to the public on the websites and in general

Access Israel calls to require the medical staff treating patients infected with the Corona virus to use transparent masks to enable accessible communication for people with hearing disabilities for which reading lips is critical

whomen with mask
In Israel live 800,000 ‎people with hearing disabilities.
The main communication between deaf and heard of hearing disabilities is lip reading

This crisis can become an opportunity: Enable accessible technologies for people with disabilities


Access Israel received an award at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna

Conference directors and Access Israel's delegatio
Access Israel received an award for best practice for the accessibility training for teachers at the Zero Project Conference in Vienna, Austria
The conference was held on May 19-21, 2020 and concentrated on education and training

Making Inclusion a Reality

Feast of the Senses dinner
Access Israel is one of the leading organizations in Israel who plays an important role in making accessibility and inclusion a reality in Israel

The Zero Project conference was held on May 19-21 in Vienna

Access Israel’s experiential stations
The conference, which concentrates on education and training, has more than 800 participants from 100 developed and developing countries. The Israeli delegation, with over 30 participants, is the largest delegation.
During the three days of the conference the Access Israel’s delegation will lead inclusive education experiences for all of the conference attendees

27 Hikers with disabilities are About to Trek Mt. klimanjaro

men on bus
Timed to coincide with February's JDAIM, the international group will trek Africa's tallest mountain using Israeli designed special assistance technology

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

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!


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

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

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

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!

"Accessible Summer" - summer day camp for the children of the Eshkol Regional Council

Accessible Graffiti Station
On Sunday 14/07/19 the "Access Israel" organization instructed an enjoyable activity for more than 700 children within the "Accessible Summer" day camp for the children of the Eshkol Regional Council

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

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

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

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

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

A renewed tradition in the Jordan Valley: Kinneret College accepts the other!

Participants trying to write with restricting glov
As a part of a tradition that has taken roots in the last few years, the Access Israel organization led the "Feeling Accessibility" awareness event for the students of Kinneret College in the Jordan Valley on 22/05/2019
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