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  • Start-up Nation takes on disabilities

    November 6, 2014 | 2:17 pm

    Voiceitt, an Israeli start-up developing voice-translation technology for people with disabilities, was named recently the audience favorite at a Wall Street Journal-sponsored international technology conference.

    The company’s new app, called Talkitt, converts the utterances of...

  • One Israeli creation for the weekend

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 30, 2014 | 12:46 pm

    This week, I would like to tell you about a very special Israeli institute, which is all about kindness and good.  Beit Issie Shapiro (Issie Shapiro House) is an Israeli non-profit organization, known worldwide for its therapy innovations to make life easier and more inclusive for...

  • A focus on special needs

    By Julie Gruenbaum Fax

    November 15, 2012 | 1:52 pm

    Eliza Wilson’s holy moment in Israel didn’t come at the Western Wall. Sure, the 21-year-old with autism was honored and moved to place a note in the Wall on behalf of the 40 people traveling with her on a mission to learn about Israel’s programs for adults with special needs.


  • Beit Issie Shapiro named Israel’s most efficient non-profit

    December 26, 2011 | 11:51 am

    Beit Issie Shapiro, a special needs organization in Raanana, was recognized as Israel’s Most Efficient Non-Profit Organization.

    The efficiency monitor Midot cited Beit Issie Shapiro after it was chosen by a public committee. The award was judged according to impact on society,...

  • Bark mitzvah goes to dogs in unique tzedakah project

    By Rachel Heller

    May 8, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In honor of their bar mitzvahs, friends Jonah Resnick, Zachary Miller and Harris Girocco wanted to do a tzedakah (charitable giving) project that wasn't all bark and no bite.

    When the boys decided to raise funds for developmentally disabled children in Israel, they made an effort to...