By Aaron Richmond I had a bar mitzvah, have been to Israel twice, recently graduated college, and am 22. I also happen to be blind. Like most young Jews, I want our Jewish community to be welcoming and respectful of all. Thus, I was excited to see the report by the extremely … [Read more...] about Making Jewish E-Learning Accessible to All
Inclusion / Diversity
By Rachel Fadlon Passover is about remembering a collective journey from slavery to freedom. It’s about passing our story down to the next generation, so that we never forget where we came from - never forget our journey. How can we pass the story down to all our children? H … [Read more...] about Bringing EVERYONE out of Egypt
Dozens of innovators and makers gathered in Tel Aviv last week for TOM:TLV, a three-day technology marathon where participants built models and prototypes of aids for people with disabilities. The organizers intend to develop these products further, making them available for … [Read more...] about TOM:TLV Harnesses Cutting-Edge Technology to Design Affordable Aids for Disabled
Keshet, an organization, which provides community-based educational, recreational and vocational programs for children, teens and young adults with varying and multiple intellectual disabilities, is partnering with the Association of Independent Jewish Camps (AIJC) on a … [Read more...] about Keshet and Association of Independent Jewish Camps to Partner on Inclusion Program
By Stephanie Millman Smerling Over the past decade, gap year programs in Israel have become increasingly popular. In fact, MASA Israel Journey’s website lists 160 gap year offerings for students between high school and college from the North American Jewish community. What’s mo … [Read more...] about What About an Inclusive Jewish Gap Year Program?