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By |2017-07-11T13:15:04+02:00January 3rd, 2017|Updates|

Over Chanukah, the children of a unique branch of Shalva's After School Activity Center were invited for a three-day marathon of fun; a mini-vacation at Shalva. They were treated to sleepovers, movie parties, carnivals, sports, arts and crafts, singing, dancing and much, much more. For the children themselves, the extended sleepover was an exciting change [...]

Millions Raised in an Evening of Extravagance

By |2017-07-11T13:15:04+02:00December 22nd, 2016|Updates|

At the annual Shalva Gala Dinner, 2,000,000 NIS was raised to benefit Shalva's many programs for children with disabilities including a new Judo program to be headed by the esteemed Israeli Olympic bronze medalist Ori Sasson. Sasson donated his Rio Olympic Judo Jacket to Shalva which was auctioned at the dinner for $100,000. The Gala [...]

Conference on Poverty and Disability

By |2016-12-26T09:07:39+02:00December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

This week, the Shalva National Center in Jerusalem hosted the first Conference on Poverty and Disability. The event took place in partnership with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services and the Shalem Foundation. The concept was planned and executed by Prof. Rimmerman, head of the Dept. of Social Work in University of Haifa [...]

An Alliance that Crosses Borders

By |2017-07-11T13:15:04+02:00December 15th, 2016|Updates|

Peace is achieved when different parties can rise above their differences and meet on a higher common ground. For the members of Alliance for Oral Health Across Borders, creating healthy smiles for all populaces is that higher ground. The Alliance is committed to promoting peace and well-being through oral health by building bridges among dental [...]

An olympic-sized visit

By |2017-07-11T13:15:04+02:00November 23rd, 2016|Updates|

Ori Sasson is nothing less than an Israeli national hero and a Jewish icon. A bronze-medalist in the 2016 Rio Olympics, Ori put Judo in the international spotlight and charmed the world with his personal warmth that shined through before and after all of his hard-fought matches. Additionally, Ori Sasson, like Shalva, represented Israel's strides toward [...]

Succot In Jerusalem

By |2016-11-23T11:54:03+02:00November 23rd, 2016|Updates|

This past Succot, Shalva made its mark on Jerusalem. There were so many incredible ways to meet and interact with our organization. In case you missed out on the goings-on, we’ve pulled together a little wrap-up. Throughout the holiday, guests staying at the Waldorf-Astoria in Jerusalem were introduced to Shalva and were presented with unique [...]

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