This page features the news on disability from Israel in the Debrief Library. See also news from other countries.



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“The Internal Police Officer Has Not Retired but Has Slowed Down”: Israeli Women Reframe Their Ageing Experiences in the Second Half of Life (Jan, Journal of Applied Gerontology)

Communication and Language

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Sign Languages

The Vulnerability of Emerging Sign Languages. An article on how Kufr Qassem Sign Language is merging with Israeli Sign Language as its users show a preference towards ISL. (link to pdf, Feb, MDPI)

Conflict and Peace

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Shalva Center opens bomb shelter for people with disabilities. (Aug, Jerusalem Post)

Mobility, Travel, Transport and Tourism

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Policy and Rights

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Editorial on a government bill that allocates funding for disability inclusion: A major achievement for Israel (May, Jerusalem Post)