Reflections on Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month

JDAD 2019 Takes on Washington

By Susan Sklaroff-Van Hook
JFS Clinical Coordinator & Resource Specialist

On Feb. 26, Rabbi Lauren Tuchman welcomed over 250 Jewish stakeholders to the 9th annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) on Capitol Hill. Tuchman received rabbinic ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminary…

JDAD 2018: Funding IDEA Act & Opposition to Medicaid Caps/Block Grants

Justice, justice shall you pursue (devarim 16:20)and do not stand by the blood of your neighbor (vaikra 19:16)

The 2018 annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill welcomed the largest group of participants in its eight year history, including some 200 professionals and lay leader…

JFS Works Toward Equal Access

"Hinei ma tov u'ma na'im shevet achim gam yachad." - "Behold how good and pleasant it is when all people live together as one." (Psalm 133)

By Susan Sklaroff-Van Hook

The Jewish Family Service of the Lehigh Valley has been actively working to build bridges with other social service agencie…