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Olga Elizabeth Eisen Z”L

June 18th, 2015 by admin

June 17th, 2015   Dear friends of AKIM,   Our vision is to make Israeli society a better place for people with developmental, intellectual disabilities and for their family members. We want Israel to be a respecting, warm, inclusive and accepting society that facilitates self-realization, acknowledging difference and committed to equal opportunities. I am very happy […]

Mrs. Nehama Rivlin – Wife of the Israeli President – Presents Awards to Four Young Women With Intellectual Disabilities For Their Outstanding Achievements Lital Grabolski Lital Grabolski is 24 years old. Lives in an AKIM apartment in Tel Kabir. Lital is a dancer and a jewelry designer. Lital speaks about her personal achievements: This year […]

The first lady says that one of the biggest difficulties for those with a disability is coping with society’s attitude toward them. GREER FAY CASHMAN, LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI Jerusalem Post November 9, 2014 First lady Nechama Rivlin on Sunday called on employers to integrate people with intellectual and physical disabilities into their work forces. Rivlin was […]

Thousands of children are set to knock on doors throughout the country, asking for contributions for the promotion and treatment of some 34,500 people with intellectual disabilities in Israel. LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI Jerusalem Post November 16, 2014 Ambassador Matthew Gould, his wife Celia and their daughters, with young people from AKIM Givatayim who came to help […]

AKIM Israel Chadashot/News

February 15th, 2015 by admin

Four New Employees started to work in AKIM ISRAEL’s industrial facility in the city of Yavne. They will be joined shortly by 2 additional employees. We wish them good luck ! Israel became the first country to locate an Accessibility sign in public sites, which provide services and programs for persons with developmental and intellectual disabilities.   […]

Hydrotherapy and aquatics program for people with developmental disabilities AKIM Israel’s Sports Department operates sports services for people with developmental disabilities and protects their rights to enjoy quality sports services in the community and in out-of-home housing. AKIM offers a variety of personal, team, competitive and popular sports activities for people with developmental disabilities in […]

Rosh Hashana 2014/5775 Campaign

September 16th, 2014 by admin

September 2014 Dear Friends, The past year was tense in Israel, especially so for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. While everyone felt the anxiety, waiting for the next siren to sound and knowing they had between 15 seconds and a few minutes to get to a shelter, for those supporting people with intellectual disabilities […]

July 21, 2014 Last Monday, together with Ms. Sigal Peretz Yahalomi, AKIM ISRAEL’s General Director and Mr. Avi Masfin, AKIM ISRAEL’s spokesperson, we visited our civil front in Ashdod and Ashkelon. We met some wonderful people dealing with the harsh reality that is theirs. In the apartment of the Rogozin St. in Ashdod, we met […]

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