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

  • First Day Impressions 03/08/2015Today is my first day of camp. I have the same feelings I did when I was a little kid going off to camp at the beginning of the summer. It’s only been
  • “That Word” 23/07/2015I recently attended a birthday party for a friend. There were sixteen people at the party — I knew four of them — one’s a very close friend of mine. W

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.