SHEKEL’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Training Center
SHEKEL’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Training Center at 11 Yad Harutzim St., Jerusalem, was founded with the help of the Legacy Heritage Fund, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, the National Insurance Institute and many more wonderful donors.
200people with special needs are employed on 7 production lines making soaps, candles, cartons, packaging and handicrafts as well as in the sewing workshop and gift shop. Training in computers and other work skills is offered to improve work skills to prepare people with special needs for semi-independent jobs in the regular work force and to improve communication. A graphics studio trains people with severe disabilities to work as graphic artists. A Rooftop Therapy Garden, donated by the Zusman Family, trains people with disabilities in gardening.
Visit us at SHEKEL's Harutzim Cafe