By Howard Blas Two years ago, a delegation of Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) and Jewish Funders Network (JFN) members visited eight Jewish summer camps in the Northeast in three days. Despite their different locations (from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts), sizes, and movement … [Read more...] about Growth Continues in the Jewish Disabilities World
Inclusion / Diversity
The Ruderman Family Foundation responded to the derogatory use of Asperger Syndrome by an unnamed Obama Administration official in an article released yesterday. “In his article in The Atlantic, ‘The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations is Officially Here,’ Jeffrey Goldberg quotes a … [Read more...] about Disability Should Not Be Used As An Insult
Our community has begun making strides toward being fully inclusive, but much work remains to be done. By Jay Ruderman The Jewish New Year has just begun and Jews worldwide are faced with a simple question: Will you be a better person in the coming year? The 10 Days of … [Read more...] about Is It Really a New Year?
Keshet, a national grassroots organization that works for the full equality and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Jews in Jewish life, has been awarded $250,000 by the Jim Joseph Foundation. The funding will support the expansion of Keshet’s signature t … [Read more...] about Keshet Awarded $250,000 for Inclusion Training
Organizations in U.S., Australia, Canada and Israel Demonstrate Excellence in Inclusion of People with Disabilities into Jewish Communities Worldwide Rehovot, Israel July 14, 2014 - The Ruderman Family Foundation announced today the five winners of the third annual Ruderman … [Read more...] about Ruderman Family Foundation Awards $250,000 to Five Inclusion in Disability Innovators