The Ruderman Family Foundation

The Ruderman Family Foundation believes that inclusion and understanding of all people is essential to a fair and flourishing community. Guided by our Jewish values, we advocate for and advance the inclusion of people with disabilities throughout our society; strengthen […]

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RespectAbility is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that understands we are a stronger community when we live up to our values – when we are welcoming, diverse, moral and respect one another. We work with entertainment, policy makers, educators, self-advocates, nonprofits, […]

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Interfaith Family

InterfaithFamily empowers people in interfaith relationships — individuals, couples, families and their children — to engage in Jewish life and make Jewish choices, and encourages Jewish communities to welcome them. People in interfaith relationships are welcomed and embraced by Jewish […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation

The Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) is the first and only institute of its kind in the Jewish world. The Institute was founded in 2000 to educate HUC-JIR students […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

Bechol Lashon

Be’chol Lashon (In Every Tongue) grows and strengthens the Jewish people through ethnic, cultural, and racial inclusiveness. We advocate for the diversity that has characterized the Jewish people throughout history, and through contemporary forces including intermarriage, conversion and adoption. We […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by

Jewish Multiracial Network

The Jewish Multiracial Network brings together Jews of Color and Jewish multiracial families and individuals to learn about and celebrate their Judaism. We are committed to diversity and inclusive community-building, and seek to help our members strengthen their identities as […]

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Beth Tfiloh Congregation: Minyan Meyuchad

Beth Tfiloh Congregation sponsors a monthly service for teens and adults with special needs called Minyan Meyuchad, led by Mrs. Susan Coleman. Participants take part in a meaningful, adapted Shabbat service followed by Shabbat lunch. Signing for individuals with hearing impairment is […]

November 27th, 2017 - submitted by

Kol Echad: Inclusive Shabbat

Kol Echad: Inclusive Shabbat is a Shabbat service that welcomes families of ALL abilities. The service travels to 6 Baltimore area Synagogues of all denominations monthly. Synagogues and Agencies Collaborate on Sensory Friendly Shabbat Please follow and like us:Favorite

November 27th, 2017 - submitted by
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Baltimore Jewish Abilities Alliance

The vision of the Jewish Abilities Alliance (JAA) is to promote an inclusive, spirited environment that celebrates the diversity in our community and the uniqueness of every member. This website serves as a user-friendly gateway to resources in the Jewish or […]

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by


Eshel’s mission is to create community and acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Jews and their families in Orthodox communities. Founded in June of 2010, Eshel provides hope and a future for Orthodox LGBT women, men, and teens. Eshel […]

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