What it’s Really Like to Fly as a Wheelchair User

(CNN) — Fear of flying is far from unusual, but I struggle with the lesser-known fear of flying logistics. It’s common knowledge among wheelchair users that there’s more to successful completion of a safe, comfortable flight than taking off smoothly and […]

February 28th, 2019 - submitted by

Should You Disclose your Disability in a Job Interview?

Helpful knowledge regarding whether or not to disclose your disability during a job interview from Andrea Fenwick, career coach with the Jewish Community Services Career Center. Video –  JCS Career Coach   Favorite

April 27th, 2018 - submitted by

Exclusion On The Menu

Dear Dinner Committee Member, Thank you in advance for your time. I commend you on your commitment to (fill in the blank with name of your Jewish organization). Every volunteer in the Jewish community is a gift, and organizing a […]

April 2nd, 2018 - submitted by

INTERVIEW Can Yehuda Kurtzer’s Doctrine Of Pluralism Heal The Divides In The Jewish Community?Across the great divide…BY STEVE LIPMAN March 8, 2018

“It’s hard to pray together. It’s hard to do political activism together. The only thing we can do together is study.” Click here to read the full study. Favorite

March 12th, 2018 - submitted by

I Don’t See Color

Did you just say, ‘I don’t see color’? Whenever I hear someone say, “I don’t see color”, I cringe. I take a deep breath and begin to unpack, understand, and hopefully inform the person why NOT seeing color is a […]

February 27th, 2018 - submitted by

My “Intermarriage”

A Yemenite Jew and an Ashakenaz Jew are having a picnic. It sounds like the beginning of a joke. Maybe something about kashrut. Maybe it’s Shabbat and the Yemenite is having piping hot soup and the Ashakenaz is eating some […]

January 4th, 2018 - submitted by

After Remarriage, This Is What Our Jewish-Christian Family Looks Like

This time of year is more complicated for me than I’d like. I’m Jewish and my husband isn’t. That’s a pretty common story in the US. It’s more common that not, actually; according to the 2013 Pew Research Center’s Religion […]

January 4th, 2018 - submitted by


This classroom poster shows how traditional Jewish values serve as guidelines for creating an inclusive community. Click here to purchase. Favorite

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by


When I got engaged four years ago, some of my relatives asked if my fiancé Chris was planning to convert. The answer was no: I was Jewish, he was Catholic, and none of that would change once we were married. […]

December 18th, 2017 - submitted by
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Mindful Parenting: Raising a Child with Judaism in Your Interfaith Family

Over the years I’ve enjoyed—and benefited greatly from—the practice of mindfulness meditation. Studying and practicing mindfulness has helped me to be less judgmental (of myself and others), to be more present in the moments that make up my life and […]

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