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  • A Braille Revolution

    By Dikla Kadosh

    June 29, 2011 | 6:10 pm

    In the June-July issue of TRIBE, I wrote about Josh Goldenberg, a charming 7-year-old boy who was blind since birth, and the campaign he has sparked to label grocery store shelves with Braille so that blind people can shop independently. It struck me that it took a 7-year-old to...

  • In Israel, cutting edge help for visually impaired kids

    October 29, 2008 | 11:14 pm

    Strolling among the young children playing on ELIYA's vibrant and colorful campus in Petah Tikva, just outside Tel Aviv, feels, for an instant, like a visit to any well-run preschool. But ELIYA is that and more -- a preschool for blind and visually impaired children designed to...
  • Why is This Seder Different From All Other Seders?

    By Wendy J. Madnick

    March 25, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Every seder presents its own challenges, whether it's in deciding which haggadah to use or how much wine to add to the haroset. But for families of people with special needs, the usual frenetic Passover planning can go into overdrive as they search for ways to make the seder...