Joint Legal Service Wins ‘Pillars of Excellence’ Award

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 […]

Joint University Wins Digital Award

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 […]

And the 2021 Glickman Prize Goes to…

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 […]

Online Forum for Bedouin Educators

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, […]

The App that Looks after Your Folks

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 […]

POWER TO THE PEOPLE: Self-help in Times of Routine and Crisis

The Coronavirus outbreak in Israel has led to a complex health, social and economic crisis that affects the daily lives of all of us. But new self-help initiatives are enabling communities to function—and succeed—both in times of routine and emergency. The “Thriving Communities” initiative seeks to empower communities in ways that reach national impact.

ACCESS TO JUSTICE: Connecting People with Disabilities to Legal Services

“States Parties shall ensure effective access to justice for persons with disabilities on an equal basis with others, including through the provision of procedural and age-appropriate accommodations, in order to facilitate their effective role as direct and indirect participants, including as witnesses, in all legal proceedings, including at investigative and other preliminary stages.”   (“Access […]

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