Temple Jeremiah

Inclusion Committee

handicapLogoInclusion Committee Mission: Temple Jeremiah is committed to being accessible and inclusive for all of its members and for the community within a Jewish context. The purpose of our committee is to help create a welcoming environment within our temple and to advocate for those of all ages with special needs by providing worship, educational, and social experiences.

The special programs are designed to be interactive, multi-sensory experiences that can be enjoyed by those of different ages and abilities. All family members and their friends and supporters are welcome to attend these programs.

Previous programs have included worship services and holiday celebrations for Rosh HaShanah, Chanukah, Purim, Passover and Shabbat – and we look forward to expanding our offerings in the future.

For further information about this committee, questions, or ideas, please contact Caren Brown at ceb994@gmail.com.

 

Join us at Rosh HaShanah Worship For Families with Special Needs

 

Monday, September 10th, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

At Temple Jeremiah

Join us for a multi-sensory service with music, prayers and refreshments geared for individuals with special needs of all ages and their family and friends.

RSVP encouraged. Please sign up here. Questions? Contact Caren Brown at ceb994@gmail.com

 

Thank you to those of you who joined us for Rosh HaShanah Worship in 2017. You can see photos here.

Enjoy photos from 2017’s Chanukah Celebration for Family & Friends with Special Needs by clicking here.

 


Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month
February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM)! Read more about JDAIM in the January 2018 Covenant (page 13).

On Friday, February 16, 2018 we held an Abilities Awareness Shabbat, celebrating the uniqueness and completeness of each of us. We were joined by the marvelous Selah Choir and Cantor Amy Zussman. Please enjoy some photos from the choir’s rehearsal and the beginning of the Shabbat service. A big thank you to the Inclusion Committee for organizing the event! See photos of the evening here.


Temple Jeremiah: An Inclusive Community

 

Temple Jeremiah’s 2015 Chanukah Celebration for Families with Special Needs

 

Video presented at the 2016 Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month Shabbat on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016:

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