Post 323:International Mamanet-teen sport for moms Started in Israel plans Seminar in Vienna Emuna *White* *Elephant* *Sale* *Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10 – 4* *Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10 – 2* 6 Arlosorov St. between Ramban and Ben Maimon St.What tje Blue Parking signs mean? Jerusalem City site offers culural programing and empoyment assistance for over 60’s

International Mamanet-began in Israel as a sport for moms, now plans Seminar in Vienna.

What is Mamanet?

The Israeli Mamanet (Newcombe) league is the largest social – sports project specifically for moms.  The Mamanet League was established in 2005 and has since spread to thousands of players all across the country.  Mamanet is the only sports league for mothers of its kind in Israel. Mamanet allows moms to relive their younger days as athletes, or experience being part of a sports league for the first time.  The league is associated with their children’s elementary, junior high and high schools, so that the entire project is community based.

Newcombe in a basketball court is where one plays Mamanet. As such it is a team competitive ball game based on the laws of volleyball and takes place on a plot identical to that of Volleyball (9×9 m) with a fundamental difference – in newcombe the ball is delivered and caught   instead of hitting it – this allows women of all ages and all fitness fit into the game.


Save the date for the first International Mamanet Seminar in Austria / Vienna, September 1-4, 2016.  Invited are all active CSIT (an association of amateur athletes) member unions and in particular those who are interested to plan starting with national Mamanet activities.
Mamanet Austria Secretary General Sissi Speiser and founder Ofra Abramovic (Israel) are looking forward to welcoming you in Vienna, one of the most beautiful cities of the world!  The official invitation will follow soon!  In case of further questions please do not hesitate to contact Mamanet Austria via directly or the CSIT Office.



Emuna *White* *Elephant* *Sale*

*Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 10 – 4*

*Thursday, June 30, 2016, 10 – 2*

6 Arlosorov St.

between Ramban and Ben Maimon St.

Judaica, decorative & household goods, kitchenware, books, art, jewelry,
DVD’s, toys,

linens (table, bed & bath), hats, purses,

and much, much more!

*Proceeds For Emunah’s Children’s Fund*

What does this blue sign mean? It means that if you park illegally your infraction is on camera and you will not see a summons but it will be on record.

Enforcement cameras were placed at central locations in the city and will document severe, dangerous parking violations, as part of the process to improve the issue of parking in the city and streamline the finding of parking spots.

Starting this week, the Jerusalem Municipality will operate advanced enforcements systems based upon video surveillance, with the goal of preventing severe parking violations in the city’s main transportation arteries. These are offenses that cause significant danger to human lives, disrupt traffic, and endanger those on the road.

The cameras will document severe parking violations, such as blocking of routes, parking on sidewalks or crosswalks, in handicapped spots or bus stops, double parking, and stopping in forbidden zones. Additionally, special emphasis will be placed on ensuring parking availability to the disabled and reducing vehicle stoppages adjacent to light rail stops, which endangers pedestrians. The goal of the project, which is being carried out by the “Safer Place” company, is to eliminate severe instances of parking violations, which produce injuries, traffic jams and heavy traffic, and endanger pedestrians and drivers. This is part of the process of introducing new technologies to improve parking across the city, with the goal of allowing residents and visitors to find places efficiently and easily.

In the first stage, a permanent camera will be fixed on Pierre Koenig Street, next to Hadar Mall, and a patrol vehicle will be operated overtly by parking attendants across the city. In proximity to fixed cameras, appropriate signage will be displayed alerting to the area of increased enforcement. In the project’s first weeks—from May 8-22, 2016—drivers that perform violations received warnings. After May 22, 2016, tickets are given for parking violations. The traffic violations will be photographed, and the tickets will be sent to residents’ homes. Under this framework, two pilot programs will begin shortly.

One, is a pilot using the “ParKam” application, for locating and routing people to open parking spots using the cameras deployed in the streets in real-time. The pilot will be carried out on the following streets: Shammai, Hillel, Ben Sira, Meir Shacham, and Rabbi Akiva. You will be able to use the application to locate the nearest parking spots to the driver’s destination, to navigate to them in real-time, and to receive alerts along the drive regarding the parking situation. In the event the parking place is taken—the application will navigate the user to the next closest parking spot to their destination, and will help them navigate by foot back to the car. The second pilot for finding parking will take place using sensors and an application in the Emek Refaim area. Upon completion of the open call (during the month of May), the pilot will take place in the Emek Refaim area.

Festival of Artists with Special Needs

Tsamid Festival will take place between 19-24.06.16, a variety of performances by artists with disabilities –  theater, dance, music, conferences and Artists Fair


The tenth Festival of “Artists with Special Needs” of Jerusalem featuring performances by artists with special needs.

Join hundreds of artists with disabilities as they showcase their talents for 11 at the beginning of summer at the annual Jerusalem Tzamid Artists Festival, sponsored by municipality’s culture and leisure administration’s special needs division.

The festival aims to give artists with disabilities a platform for exposure to the general public, staging over 40 events and performances at venues throughout the city, typically sometime around June.



Local artists with disabilities take the stage to perform a tribute to the famous Israeli band, Ethnix, and open the Tzamid festivities. The culture minister and Mayor Nir Barkat will be on hand to kick things off.

Where: Jerusalem Theater, 20 David Marcus Street, Jerusalem
When: June 19, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: 02-629-5896


Check out the works of Jerusalem’s artists with disabilities community, and feel free to buy if you see anything you like.

Where: Safra Square, Jerusalem
When: June 21, 2016 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm


A unique dance performance featuring 20 women in wheelchairs

Where: The Jerusalem Theater, 20 David Marcus Street, Jerusalem
When: June 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm
Tickets: 02-560-05757


A singing and dancing performance of the classic story of Dorothy and her 4 companions by 250 children with disabilities

Where: Binyanei Hauma International Convention Center, Jerusalem
When: June 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Tickets: 02-651-9555


Where: Locations around Jerusalem
When: June 19-24, 2016

Photographs courtesy of Tzamid Festival

Theater, dance, music, conferences and an artists’ fair will take place all over the city of Jerusalem.
Between  June 19th – June 24th, 2015 the tenth festival of artists with special needs, an extraordinary cultural project which offers a dignified stage for a variety of artists with special needs and a new cultural and empowering dialogue between the artists and their audience. The festival is an initiative and production by the department for special needs  of the municipality of Jerusalem and represents an important activity of the city for the promotion of tolerance and acceptance for others in Israeli society.

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