Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) is a unified effort among Jewish organizations and communities worldwide to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and those who love them. JDAIM is a call to action to each one of us in accordance with our Jewish values, honoring the gifts and strengths that we each possess. Established in 2009 by the Jewish Special Education International Consortium, JDAIM is observed each February.
This year is the 14th annual observation of JDAIM.
Sunday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. via Zoom
Join JFS, Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley, and RespectAbility for a virtual town hall forum on disability and inclusion in our Jewish Community.
This 1.5-hour discussion is open to everyone, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend.
JFS Disability Liaison Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., will join moderators from RespectAbility to lead the webinar.
ASL and CART will be provided. Contact Amanda Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
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The mission of Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month is to unite Jewish communities worldwide to raise awareness and champion the rights of all Jews to be included and to participate in all aspects of Jewish life like anyone else.
Photos from Jewish Federations of North America's 2020 Jewish Disability Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C.