Good News Israel presents Israeli appointed to senior UN role; more Syrians treated in Israel and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
ISRAEL IS INCLUSIVE AND GLOBAL
School for all with cerebral palsy
Some 150 Muslim, Christian and Jewish students, most with cerebral palsy, attend the ONN School for Special Education in Tel Aviv. The school provides academic, social and life skills for the students, who range from 6 to 21 years of age.
Prisoners volunteer to help disabled
Three times a week, 26 Israeli prisoners from six southern jails shed their inmate garb and board a bus for ALEH Negev to help severely disabled residents. Upon returning, each prisoner discusses the experience with his social worker.
Israeli Arab wins international wetlands award
Giselle Hazzan, director of the Ein Afek Nature Reserve in the Galilee, won the “Wise use of wetlands” award at the 12th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the Ramsar (Global Environment) Convention.
Fighter pilot gets her wings
In Jewish Press’ photo of the day, Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulates one of the newly graduated Israeli Air Force pilots at the Hatzerim Air Base in the Negev on June 25, 2015.
Syrians treated in Israel
Israeli appointed to senior UN role
Israel’s Yotam Goren was appointed as deputy chairman of the Administrative and Budgetary Committee to the United Nations General Assembly. The committee functions as the U.N.’s “Finance Ministry,” responsible for a budget of more than $11 billion.
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