SHALVA Updates & Interesting Stuff

Israel Air Force flies straight to Shalva

By |2022-12-15T17:54:39+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

"Shalva and the Air Force share the same DNA, both aspire to excellence." Thank you Major General Tomer Bar, Commander of Israel's Air Force, for your visit and inspirational words. Our relationship goes back many years and gives our children wings to fly. We wish to see this relationship growing and wish a great success [...]

Shalva made history at NYC Marathon

By |2022-12-15T18:05:47+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

We made history! 65 Team Shalva runners successfully crossed the finish line of the iconic NY Marathon, ran a collective 2,472.66 kilometers and all for Shalva's children. It was hard and there were multiple challenges during the run, but they did it! After the run, all agreed that they had at least one breaking point [...]

Ministers and Knesset members interacting in Shalva’s activities

By |2022-12-15T17:44:31+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz, Culture and Sports Minister Hili Troper and Chairman of the Economic Committee Michael Biton joined Shalva's management and Shalva's adults with disabilities for a fun and competitive game of basketball. We want to thanks all for your time and effort to come and interact and give of yourself for Shalva's [...]

Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Minister of Welfare Meir Cohen in a historical day at Shalva

By |2022-12-15T17:46:30+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

The law on services for individuals with disabilities was presented at Shalva in the presence of Prime Minister Yair Lapid and Minister of Welfare Meir Cohen. By choosing Shalva as the location to present this important law, the government showed just how strong their support for the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into society is. [...]

Commissioner Eyal Caspi & senior command staff of Israel”s Fire and Rescue

By |2022-12-15T17:33:03+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

We were honored to host Israel's Fire and Rescue commissioner Eyal Caspi and the senior command staff of the fire department. At the end of the visit, commissioner Caspi remarked - "we are strengthened by the power, vision, and kindness we experienced at Shalva and it gives us the strength and commitment to work harder [...]

Renovation of Dr. Dan’s room for Performing Arts

By |2022-12-15T17:19:43+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

We opened the newly renovated Dr. Dan's Room for Performing Arts. The room was sponsored in honor of Dr. Daniel Cammermon OBM, a beloved pediatrician from NY, who was killed in a car accident. He loved music and he loved children and this room is a most beautiful way to honor his legacy. This room [...]

Minister of Education spend a meaningful day at Shalva

By |2022-12-15T17:00:55+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

Minister of Education - Yifat Shasha Bitton, spent an inspiring and productive day at Shalva. Her visit focused on our inclusive preschool and kindergartens and our staff gave an informative overview of this incredible educational framework. In addition, the Minister of Education got a full tour of Shalva and our round the clock programming and [...]

Kalman Samuels is addressing the United Nation’s 15th conference on the rights of persons with disabilities

By |2022-12-15T16:51:59+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

Kalman Samuels is addressing the United Nation's 15th Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This year's focus is technology innovation advancing rights and economic empowerment of people with disabilities. We are proud to participate in this distinguished international forum and to deliver our rehabilitative programs in partnership [...]

Inspiring and extraordinary visit at Shalva

By |2022-12-15T16:36:11+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

Nick Vujicic visited Shalva and fully entered our hearts. Born without limbs, he persevered through countless challenges to lead a powerful and impactful life. Today he is a world-renowned motivational speaker, NYTimes best-selling author, coach and entreprenuer. Nick is a true role model for our children and adults with disabilities and their families as well [...]

Michal Herzog and wife president’s of Ecuador Maria de Lourdes Elsieuer at Shalva

By |2022-12-15T16:39:37+02:00December 15th, 2022|Updates|

We were delighted to host the First Lady of Israel Michal Herzog and the First Lady of Ecuador Maria de Lourdes Elsieuer. During the tour, Tamar Bar-Or, a Shalva graduate who currently works in the center's jewelry department, gave the First Ladies necklaces that the she and her colleagues made. First Lady Michal Herzog said, [...]

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