Diversity and Inclusion Organizational Assessment

Is your organization optimally accessible? Use this tool to determine how inclusive your synagogue, school, or agency’s policies and physical space is. Please follow and like us:Favorite

April 11th, 2018 - submitted by

Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities

Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities is a thriving global organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities and ensuring their inclusion in every aspect of Jewish life. Our inclusive design aims to ensure persons with […]

April 5th, 2018 - submitted by

Our Fight for Disability Rights, and Why We’re not Done Yet

Four decades ago, Judith Heumann helped to lead a groundbreaking protest called the Section 504 sit-in — in which disabled-rights activists occupied a federal building for almost a month, demanding greater accessibility for all. In this personal, inspiring talk, Heumann […]

April 2nd, 2018 - submitted by

Jewish Quotes and Sources from Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities

Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities is a thriving global organization dedicated to addressing the needs of all Jewish individuals with disabilities and ensuring their inclusion in every aspect of Jewish life. Our inclusive design aims to ensure persons with […]

April 2nd, 2018 - submitted by

Anti-Bias Tools & Strategies

These additional educational resources from The ADL provide a wide range of tips, tools, strategies and lessons for K-12 educators, administrators, students and family members to promote diversity and anti-bias behavior in learning environments and society. Click here to view the full […]

March 28th, 2018 - submitted by

BlindSpot: Hidden Biases of Good People

In Blindspot, Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald explore hidden biases that we all carry from a lifetime of experiences with social groups – age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, or nationality. “Blindspot” is a metaphor to capture […]

March 28th, 2018 - submitted by

Jewish Funders Network: “Guide to Jewish Values and Disability Rights”

This book aims to inspire Jewish communities to more fully integrate disability into our conversations about Jewish values – and to affirm the potential for a powerful connection between Jewish tradition and movements for disability justice. By bringing Jewish texts […]

February 22nd, 2018 - submitted by

Disability Inclusion Resource Guide for Rabbis

Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities, an agency of the Orthodox Union, is a 6,500- member global organization dedicated to the Inclusion of all Jews with disabilities in every aspect of Jewish life. With numerous offices and chapters across the U.S., […]

February 22nd, 2018 - submitted by

The Hearing World Must Stop Forcing Deaf Culture to Assimilate

Article on the view that deafness is separate linguistic context, worldview and culture. https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/hearing-world-must-stop-forcing-deaf-culture-assimilate-ncna812461 Please follow and like us:Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by

Accessibility and Inclusion Discussion Guide

Accessibility and Inclusion Guide for Mikva’ot (Ritual Baths) from Mayyim Hayyim http://www.mayyimhayyim.org/Resources/Accessibility-and-Inclusion-Discussion-Guide Please follow and like us:Favorite

November 2nd, 2017 - submitted by