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Disabled Israelis threaten to ‘shut down’ country if deal with government isn’t implemented

Representatives of the disabled community said Sunday they would step up their protest and 'shut down' the country if the government broke its commitment...

Disabled Israelis step up protest, set up tent camp in front of Knesset

Disabled Israelis stepped up their protest on Monday by setting up a tent camp in front of the Knesset building. They will remain there...

Disabled activists block main road in Jerusalem during protest outside PM’s home

Members of Disabled Panthers, a group that leads the protest for disabled people's rights, demonstrated outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's home in Jerusalem, demanding...

Report: Historic agreement reached between Israeli government, disabled community

Following long battles between the Israeli government and the disabled community, an agreement was reached. However, some organizations are still unhappy with the conditions...

Report: Talks between disabled Israelis and government reach ‘breakthrough’

The government is reportedly close to reaching an agreement with representatives of disabled persons to raise their monthly benefits to 4,000 shekels. ...

Service dogs essential, but not properly recognized

Service dogs are used to aid people who are ill or disabled. But in many places, they are not allowed in despite a law...

Netanyahu’s plan for disabled met with protests, disbelief

After Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu published the plan to raise the budget for the disabled, the organizations for the disabled continue to demonstrate...

I’m not different, I am special

13-year-old Matan explains what it means to be an albino. Watch our video report below – jwplayer("jwplayer").setup({ sources: , image: "http://www.jerusalemonline.com/images/AAomri/albinokid.png", ...

Handicapped Israelis demand to raise disability benefits to minimum wage

Dozens are demonstrating at the intersection of Tel Aviv’s Namir Road and Arlozorov Street in protesting the Simhon Committee’s decision not to raise monthly...

IDF recognizes former soldier as disabled after he was stung by bee

The soldier developed a severe allergic reaction after being stung during his military service. The IDF finally approved his disability request after two years. ...