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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 [...]

NGOs Come Together for Annual Conference

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

On Wednesday, Israel's Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services held their annual NGO conference in the Shalva National Center. The Ministry's choice of Shalva as the venue for this important annual summit is a strong statement of the ever-strengthening partnership between the Shalva and the Israeli government. When addressing the audience of 360 leading [...]

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 [...]

Become an Ambassador

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

There are many incredible ingredients that make Shalva so unique. Engaging the community is one of those crucial elements. In 2016 alone, we reached 38,500 friends. Each one contributes to raising the banners of love, hope and human dignity across the globe. And it's their support that make our transformative programs possible. Shalva has just [...]

And we’re off to Disney!

By |2016-11-23T11:47:38+02:00November 23rd, 2016|Updates|

Sapir, a long time Shalva participant, is also one of Shalva’s favorite ambassadors. When dignitaries from around the world come to visit and learn, Sapir is right there to present them with a rose and her signature heart-melting smile. Sapir grapples with progreria, a rare syndrome that causes young children to show signs of extremely [...]

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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