One of every five Israelis has a disability. Only half of Israeli adults with disabilities are employed. One quarter of working-age adults with severe disabilities cannot even cover their monthly expenses.
Click on the reports and resources below to learn about how the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute’s Research Team on Disabilities raises awareness of the needs of people with disabilities and the efforts to promote their inclusion in Israeli society.
Facts and Figures – People with Disabilities in Israel 2018
Over the past ten years, there have been considerable advances in service development, legislation, and attitudes towards people with disabilities. This report, prepared by MJB and JDC Israel Unlimited, presents an up-to-date statistical overview of Israelis with disabilities, their needs, and the state of the service system.
Evaluation of a Mentoring Program for Parents with Disabilities in the Haredi Community
The current study sought mainly to examine the changes to be made in the original program (for the general population) to adapt it to the characteristics and special needs of the haredi population.
A Group Sheltered-Employment Program in the Free Market for People with an Intellectual Disability — Evaluation of the Initial Stages
The purpose of the study is to learn about the implementation of the program in its early years, obstacles to its operation, and its contribution to the target population.
People with Disabilities in Israel 2017: Main Findings
הדוח הנוכחי שהוכן על ידי מכון ברוקדייל, מבוסס בעיקרו על נתוני הסקר החברתי של הלשכה המרכזית לסטטיסטיקה משנת 2015. הדוח מציג נתונים עדכניים על שכיחות המוגבלות בישראל.