In the Media
Traveling Activists bring Message of .....
Much has been said about the importance of accessibility in Arab cities and villages in Israel for integrating persons with disabilities into the public sphere, yet it remains the case that these .....
"My City Deserves to be Accessible": AlManarah .....
In honor of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December, AlManarah embarked on an awareness-raising campaign entitled “My City Deserves to be Accessible!” This was part of a .....
Introduction of Hebrew Text-to-Speech Support in .....
In advance of Apple’s recent iOS software upgrade, AlManarah partnered with several other organizations and individuals to lobby the company to include Hebrew support among the accessibility .....
AlManarah Successfully Restores Certificate of .....
After more than a year of delays, AlManarah has finally succeeded in helping a woman with a visual impairment regain the Certificate of Blindness that had been wrongfully taken from her.
Advocacy Project Activities
The legal advocacy program responded to cases of disability rights and discrimination with advocacy activities and through raising awareness. Private complaints were made to the phone line regarding .....
Students Develop Radar Device to Help Blind .....
Students in Israel at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have developed new technology that allows blind people to “see” objects around them through a simple radar system.
AlManarah Succeeds: Audio Traffic Lights .....
Following a long process of advocacy by AlManarah, we are pleased to announce that the National Roads Authority has finally installed audio traffic lights on Nazareth’s main streets.
Audio Traffic Lights to be Installed in Nazareth
Al-Manarah has received letters from Nazareth Municipality and from the Transport Ministry’s National Roads Authority, stating that they accept our request that they install audio traffic lights .....
AlManarah Brings a Petition to the Israeli High .....
Al-Manarah Association, represented by Adv. Abbass Abbass, attended a hearing on 3/9/09 in the Israeli Supreme Court (Bagatz), in a petition filed by Access Israel Association.