February 2014 marks the sixth annual Jewish Disability Awareness Month. Together we can use this month to break down physical, communication, and attitudinal barriers, educate our communities on what accessibility and inclusion really mean, and reach out to Jews with disabilities. Visit the Union for Reform Judaism Disabilities portal for a comprehensive list of resources to guide you through the observance of this month!
February 2014 marked the sixth annual Jewish Disability Awareness Month. Together we use this month to break down physical, communication, and attitudinal barriers, educate our communities on what accessibility and inclusion really mean, and reach out to Jews with disabilities. The Reform Movement marked the month in several ways. Here’s a round up of all […]
This post originally appeared at ReformJudaism.org on February 28, 2014. February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month (JDAM), a unified initiative to raise disability awareness and support efforts to foster inclusion in Jewish communities worldwide. TheUnion for Reform Judaism is proud to partner with the Ruderman Family Foundation to ensure full inclusion and participation of people with disabilities and […]
This post originally appeared at WRJBlog on February 20, 2014. By Rachel Maryn My family loves winter. Just about every weekend between New Year’s and the end of February, you will find us practicing with the Montgomery County Maryland Special Olympics downhill ski team. My husband, Michael, is the head coach and my 23-year-old daughter, […]
As part of the Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC), the URJ is encouraging all of its congregations and affiliates to sign on to this statement. Please identify yourself as a URJ congregation when completing the sign-on form.
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