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Accessibility Statement - Fazui Azar

Fauzi Azar makes every effort and invests a great deal of resources to provide customers with equitable, respectful, accessible and professional service. In accordance with the Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Law, 5758-1998 and the regulations enacted under it, considerable efforts and resources are invested in making the necessary accessibility adjustments so that customers with a disability can enjoy the services offered at the hostel in a respectful, autonomous and equitable manner.

The building's accessibility arrangements

The following are the accessibility arrangements that exist at Fauzi Azar located in the heart of the Old City; address: 2606, Nazareth, 16125.

Accessible parking spaces

The hostel does not have a parking lot assigned to it, and there are no municipal parking lots in the vicinity that have accessible parking spaces.

Access routes

The hostel is located in the heart of the Old City’s alleyways. Access to it is via many stair runs, which cannot be navigated by persons who get about in a wheelchair.

Entry to persons with mobility limitations

Between the entrance level and the nearest level where a special unit can be built, there is a height difference of 200 cm, which can only be made accessible if a lift device is installed there. Since there is no access route from the street, and based on Article 4 of the Second Addendum to the Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Regulations
(Accessibility Adjustments to a Public Place that constitutes an Existing Building), 5762-2011, the building is exempt from some accessibility requirements (exempt from accessibility for wheelchairs).

Accessible reception desk

The Reception desk has a hearing loop (audio induction loop)

Accessible seats

The seating areas and dining rooms offer guests accessible seats with a back rest and armrests.

Accessible unit

The bed can be raised.

Auxiliary (Assistive listening) kit

The following can be taken on temporary loan:
Personal wireless auxiliary system to listen to the radio and television; includes earphones and induction loop, personal volume control, rechargeable batteries and a stationary charger. A mobile, modular, wireless alert system to sources of sound that actuates, without delay, an alert about the activation of a sound source.
The alert is in the form of flashes of light, vibrations and an amplified audio signal that can be connected to a phone, smoke detector and warning systems, to a ring or to a knock at the door, as well as to an
alarm clock.
Portable case to store the kit and the operation instructions in Hebrew and English.

Accessible Customer Service

Training is conducted to acquaint employees with the subject of accessibility, to create awareness about accessibility among employees, and to equip them with practical tools to provide accessible service.
Accessible call center – the voice response has been made accessible by delivering the information in clear language without background music.

Additional ways of contacting us:
Email: [email protected]
Contact us via the Contact Us page on our website
Contact the Reservations Department via WhatsApp
Contact us by postal mail: 2606, Nazareth, 16125

Ways of contacting us with requests and suggestions for accessibility improvements

We are making ongoing efforts to improve the company’s accessibility as part of our commitment to provide everyone, including persons with disabilities, with the best possible service.

If you encountered an accessibility problem or fault, please notify us, and we will make every effort to find a suitable solution for you and to address the fault as soon as possible.

The contact details of the accessibility coordinator at Fazui Azar
Name: Nabih Yunis
Telephone: 04-6020469
Email: [email protected]

Certificate & Conformance Status for this webiste

This website is committed to promoting digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for all site visitors and applying the relevant accessibility standards. EqualWeb has taken careful measure to ensure an excellent user experience, regardless of the assistive technology being used to access this site.

Certificate & Conformance Status
This is to confirm that this site has been reviewed by software developers and remediated to meet standards set by the WCAG 2.1 (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1) at the AA level. The WCAG 2.1 AA level covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible. WCAG 2.1 AA level guidelines include specific details on how to develop accessible Web content. This statement certifies that specific techniques were met for the Success Criterion detailed by WCAG. As a result, this website`s content has been made more accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity and combinations of thereof. By implementing and adhering to these guidelines, this website`s web content has also become more usable to users in general. Using the accessibility widget is subject to the our Terms of Service which can be found at the company`s website.

Measures taken to make this website more accessible
Equalweb`s Automatic system, team of developers, designers and content accessibility experts has reviewed, remediated and tested this website by performing multi-layered accessibility testing and analysis of the new and updated accessibility measures and web content. As part of the process to make this website more accessible, adjustments were made which include JavaScript & CSS work. The process also included accessibility modifications for assistive technologies (e.g. NVDA, JAWS etc.). Below is a complete list of accessibility modifications and functionalities made.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
Our mission goal is to be able to support the widest array of browsers and assistive technologies as possible.We have therefore invested efforts to support popular systems with high market share, including Chrome, Firefox, edge, Opera and Safari VoiceOver on a MAC. We have also addressed JAWS and NVDA assistive technologies for Windows and MAC.

In addition, the following modifications were made during the audit to make this website accessible:

  • Enables keyboard navigation
  • Enables smart navigation
  • Blinks Blocking
  • OCR Image description
  • Fonts – Ability to increase and
  • decrease the site font, adjust, align
  • etc`
  • Voice command the browser using your voice
  • Change color contrast based on dark background
  • Change color contrast based on a light background
  • Change the Site`s colors
  • Matching and monochrome option for color blind people
  • Change the font for readability
  • Increase the cursor and change its color to black or white
  • Increase the display to 200%
  • Highlight links on the site
  • Highlighting headers on the site
  • Display an alternative description of the images
  • Increase the content chosen by the cursor, showed in a tooltip
  • Describe words by mouse selection
  • Displays the site`s contents in a new window clearly and readable
  • Enables users to type contents using the mouse

Technical specifications
Accessibility of this website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Notes, Comments, and Feedback:
It is our intention to resolve any complaint to your satisfaction, however, should you have any questions about our accessibility policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact our Compliance Officer:

Name – Nabih Yunis
Email – [email protected]
Mailing Adress: Fazui Azar Hostel, 2606, Nazareth, 16125
Tel: +972 (0)4-6020469

Notes & Comments
Despite our efforts to make site browsing accessible for people with disabilities, some pages may yet be accessible, or the appropriate technological solution has not yet been found.
We continue our efforts to improve site accessibility as much as possible, with the belief and moral commitment to enable the site to be used by the general population, including people with disabilities.
To contact us, you can contact us by using the Contact us page and filling out the form. You may also reach out to us by email at [email protected]

Last update: February 14, 2022


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