Our Mission and Values

Teaching inclusion and acceptance within a supportive atmosphere. Shutaf is a year-round, Jerusalem-based, informal-education program for children and teens with special needs. Shutaf is inclusive, committed to a teaching model that welcomes and includes all children – with and without disabilities – regardless of educational, religious, and socioeconomic differences.

From the Shutaf Blog

  • The Moments That Shape Us 02/09/2015There are moments that shape us as individuals and experiences that change our outlook on life. We’re not always aware of these changes in the moment,
  • 23/08/2015Our summer intern, Stephanie Reynolds, has been chronicling her daily experiences at Camp Shutaf. A recent college grad from Toronto, Stephanie has be

What Shutaf Does

Shutaf offers year-round, inclusion programs for children and teens with and without special needs: Pesach and August vacation camps; weekly youth groups; Young Leadership Program for Teens; Life Skills Culinary Workshop for teens; and in 2014, IsraelForMe, customized travel to Israel for children with disabilities and their families.