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Dreams Never Dreamed

By |2020-07-28T10:11:24+02:00July 27th, 2020|Dreams Never Dreamed|

Kalman Samuels was raised in a nonobservant Jewish home in Vancouver, Canada where he attended Sir Winston Churchill High School. Upon his graduation in 1969 he was given academic and basketball scholarships to the University of British Columbia. After his first year studying philosophy he travelled Europe with plans to undergo coursework in France. However [...]

10th Annual Down Syndrome Day Conference Goes Virtual

By |2020-07-22T11:18:56+02:00July 22nd, 2020|Updates|

On July 21, 2020 Shalva held its annual conference marking World Down Syndrome Day- this time, virtually over Zoom, exactly four months after its originally scheduled date was delayed by the COVID-19 lockdown. The conference was co-hosted by Shalva, the Hadassah Medical Center and the Jerusalem Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs [...]

Every Summer has its Own Story

By |2020-07-22T11:18:20+02:00July 22nd, 2020|Updates|

This year summer camp at Shalva is looking a little different, but we’ve planned creative projects and activities within the parameters of the current health regulations to ensure that our children are having fun while keeping healthy and safe. Shalva’s day camp will be operating through most of July and August, with Shalva’s traditional week-long [...]

Shalva Band Launches New Single – TOUCH

By |2020-07-22T11:09:32+02:00July 22nd, 2020|Updates|

The COVID-19 outbreak resulted in tens of cancelled performances for the Shalva Band, as well as a cancelled tour in the United States. The new reality which resulted from the COVID-19 outbreak; however, led to new opportunities, including a collaboration with the famous Israeli composer and conductor Kobi Oshrat. The Shalva Band and Oshrat recently [...]

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