More about Akiva's Missing Glasses

Akiva and the Missing Glasses: A Never-ending Story of Disability and Vulnerability Now, where did I leave you? It was early June when in the space of one week, 2 pairs of Akiva’s glasses went missing. The story has continued in amazing, astonishing and mystifying ways. BEFORE YOU READ ANY FURTHER, please don’t tell us…

Naomi Berger's Spring Chicken Soup

Otherwise known as Lemon-Scented Chicken Soup (Adapted from Bon Appetit) Naomi: Chicken soup has always been a winter comfort food in our house. I only make chicken soup from Rosh Hashanah until Pesach — and only use this recipe on Pesach. During the winter, I make a hearty broth with lots of vegetables. When I…

Elections Should Be Equal!

Israeli law allows every citizen 18 and up, the right to vote in government elections. A key element regarding elections is that they should be equal. This is a fundamental constitutional right, given to every Israeli citizen without reservation. A right that of course, is also offered to citizens who have disabilities: physical, intellectual, emotional,…