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Disability Rights

Read the latest updates and learn more about disability rights through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Disability Rights

Jewish Disability Advocacy Day

The Jewish Disability Network, The Jewish Federations of North America and the Religious Action Center will take disability rights to Capitol Hill for Jewish Disability Rights Advocacy Day on February 25th, 2015. 

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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Disability Rights

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Disability Rights

Reflecting on a Meaningful Jewish Disability Advocacy Day
Posted on Friday February 27, 2015

One of the first things I learned about as the legislative assistant working on disability rights was that February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month (JDAM) and that the RAC and the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) (as the co-chairs of the Jewish Disability Network, a coalition of over two dozen Jewish organizations advocating for […]

As JDAM Comes to a Close, Focusing on Israel
Posted on Thursday February 26, 2015

As we wrap up Jewish Disability Advocacy Month, we think also of people with disabilities in other countries. Worldwide, 650 million people live with disabilities, more than twice the population of the United States. In Israel, there are over a million children and adults of working age who live with disabilities, according to a report […]

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For more information on this issue, contact Eisendrath Legislative Assistant Jordan Dashow at (202) 387-2800.