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Harvard Prof. Receives $100K From Ruderman For Inclusion Work

The growing move for inclusion in the Jewish community got a big push this week with the launch of a $100,000 prize from the Ruderman Family Foundation.

William P. Alford, chair of the Harvard Law Project on Disability, left, prize-winner Michael Stein, center. Aynsley Floyd

Ruderman Foundation Awards First $100,000 Inclusion Prize

01/29/2014
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The growing move for inclusion in the Jewish community got a big push this week with the launch of a $100,000 prize from the Ruderman Family Foundation.

William P. Alford, chair of the Harvard Law Project on Disability, left, prize-winner Michael Stein, center. Aynsley Floyd

Both Pioneers: Early Zionists, And Today's Inclusion Advocates

Last week I observed a first-of-its kind gathering – a five-day intensive professional training for American Jewish leaders on inclusion of people with disabilities. The forum took place in a kosher retreat center outside of Baltimore, and people had came from many cities to learn a special curriculum that was designed by inclusion experts Shelly Christensen and Prof. Steve Eidelman.

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi

URJ Biennial: Will This Be The Year Of Inclusion?

In just a couple of days, nearly five thousand Reform Jews will descend upon the San Diego Convention Center for the 72nd Union of Reform Judaism Biennial Convention. Despite that impressive number, this experience has not been fully inclusive of those with disabilities.

Lisa Friedman

First City Day School For Children With Disabilities Finds A Home

10/30/2013
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New York City’s first Jewish day school for children with disabilities is planning to build its home on the site of what used to be an Upper West Side synagogue’s pool.

Tonight Is The Night!

We here at the New Normal are very excited to say that tonight will be hosting Eustacia Cutler, Susan Nussbaum and Dr. Nancy Crown at "Understanding Difference," a public discussion about disability and inclusion.

Susan Nussbaum

'Understanding Difference' Countdown

We posted here earlier about an important upcoming event  -- it's "Understanding Difference," a public discussion about disability in the Jewish community.

Monday, October 28, 7:30 PM

Save The Date, Spread The Word

We want to let you know about an upcoming event that promises to be important and inspiring -- it's "Understanding Difference," a public discussion about disability in the Jewish community.

We'd love to see you at our Oct. 28 event!

Frank Conversation On Disability And Inclusion

10/16/2013
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Three prominent change-makers will take part in a discussion entitled “Understanding Difference: A Frank Conversation About Disability and Inclusion” at Cong. Rodeph Sholom on Monday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m.

Ruderman Family Foundation event in partnership with The Jewish Week


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