By Shira D. Epstein During a coffee break at a recent professional development conference, an alumnus of JTS’s William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education and The Rabbinical School eagerly relayed successes from his first few years on the job. The early career pulpit r … [Read more...] about Training Jewish Educators for a Disposition of Inclusion
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By Marcia P. Neeley “Throughout theater history, the stage has been a place for people to communicate in different ways,” said Yachad International Director Avrohom Adler. “Performing arts programs encourage people with disabilities to find creative fulfillment while exper … [Read more...] about Yachad Receives $1 million Grant for the Ralla Klepak Performing Arts Inclusion Initiative for Children and Adults with Disabilities
To mark Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (#JDAIM) in February, ALEH, Israel’s network of care for children with severe complex disabilities and an international advocate for disability inclusion and equity, is launching its new ‘ALEH Bechinuch’ disab … [Read more...] about Israeli Curriculum Teaches US Students About Disability Inclusion for #JDAIM
By Edmund Case Two important studies this summer noted the relatively lower Jewish engagement of interfaith couples. Instead of criticizing them or discouraging interfaith marriage, the Cohen Center recommended “strategies to introduce intermarried families to Jewish settings a … [Read more...] about This New Year, Who Will Be Only Welcomed, Who Fully Included?
Jewish Learning Venture’s ‘Whole Community Inclusion’ launched The Inclusion Specialists Network, a new professional development opportunity focused on educators who work in congregational schools to support students who need extra learning, behavioral and/or emotional support. … [Read more...] about Jewish Learning Venture Launches The ‘Inclusion Specialists Network’