“Common Ground” is a crowdfunding campaign that we at The Joint are launching together with civil society organizations in mixed Jewish-Arab towns to restore and renovate shared community spaces – kindergartens, parks, and joint-use facilities. The campaign will focus on Acre, Lod, and Ramla. The rioting that broke out in these towns in May 2021 […]
Breaking down barriers—with sports! Israeli soccer team Hapoel Shavim Tel Aviv, a mixed league of people with and without disabilities, was recognized on Wednesday for its collaborative efforts and teamwork – on and off the field. Shavim Basport (“Equality in Sports”), a cooperation between Joint-Israel Unlimited, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, and soccer leagues […]
Assistance includes medical equipment for hospitals in hard-hit India as well as trauma training for local doctors online. Says the JDC’s Avital Sandler-Loeff: “The crisis in India requires us to act swiftly.”
“If you want to succeed, you have to take risks,” says Amit Lerman, a participant in the Shibolim (Sheaves) program at the Ruach HaSadeh pre-military leadership academy for religious men. In this blog, Amit shares about learning to deal with his disability and urges everyone to see the good in their limitations.
We are pleased to announce that the Accessible Legal Services for People with Disabilities project won an award for best “Partnership and Collaboration.” The prize was bestowed by the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies (NJHSA), an association which provides welfare services to Jewish communities in the United States, Canada and Israel. The project is […]
The Avodata Project, which is in the advanced stages of development, will provide information about changes and trends in the job market. It is led by the Ministry of Labor and Joint-TEVET in collaboration with retrain.ai, an Israeli startup that specializes in artificial intelligence.
We are pleased to announce that our virtual learning platform—Joint University—won the IT Award 2020 for Outstanding Computing bestowed by People & Computers. The award, which was presented at an online ceremony in Tel Aviv, recognized the university’s exceptional work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Available to our employees around the world, Joint University provides over […]
At the second annual conference of the Aging IL Community, Joint-Eshel presented the 2021 Glickman Prize, totaling $25,000, to three initiatives. Aging IL comes up with solutions for the challenges of aging by connecting entrepreneurs, business people, investors, local authorities, philanthropists, and researchers. The winners were announced at an online event hosted by the Glickman […]
Early childhood professionals in Bedouin Arab society in the Negev region of southern Israel face unique challenges in the fields of education, care, and remote learning. These issues require discussion and consultation, but geographical isolation makes it difficult to have an ongoing and productive dialogue. With the onset of the coronavirus crisis and social distancing, […]
An app recently developed by INVISICARE in collaboration with Joint-Eshel helps family members make sure that all is well with their parents. By analyzing different patterns of behavior in older people, the software detects whether there is a change or problem that requires the attention of their children. INVISICARE’s Sensor-Free Sensing™ and Blind Algorithm™ technology […]