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Disability Rights

Four teens pose in front of a RAC banner holding a sign that says "I'm a Reform Jew and I support Disability Rights"

The Religious Action Center is thrilled to announce that registration for the 9th annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) is officiall

Ally Karpel
The author and her grandparents

A few years ago, my grandpa was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Abby Kamen
Rabbis Lynne Landsberg and David Saperstein share a moment at a podium, both smiling, heads leaned towards one another.

 

Rabbi David Saperstein
Senator Tammy Duckworth speaks with a participant at JDAD 2018

At this year's Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD), more than 200 disability rights advocates and Jewish leaders came to Capitol Hill to push legislators to support crucial health care and educat

Sylvia Levy
The Department of Labor's 2017 National Disability Employment Awareness Month poster. A ribbon shows various people with disabilities at work under a title which reads "Inclusion Drives Innovation"

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and an important time to reflect on the barriers people with disabilities face when trying to find employment.

Jonah Baskin
Health Care and Congress

Learn more about Ethan's story here. 

Scared. Shocked. Angry. Confused. 

Alexia and Scott Kadish
Passover Haggadah

Passover is a unique time for friends and family to come together, share a meal discuss timeless themes of freedom and redemption and relate the Exodus from Egypt to the ongoing journey for justice

Nathan Bennett
Disability Rights are Civil Rights

Discussions about health care are consuming Washington, D.C.

Nathan Bennett
Aaron Kaufman

Living with cerebral palsy can be frustrating and depressing at times, but I have found ways to turn that negative energy into a positive force for change as an advocate for disability rights.

Aaron Kaufman