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Sunday, August 14, 2016 / Views

TODAY IS TISHA B’AV – WHERE IS OUR CONSCIOUSNESS?

I am fortunate to have a computer and to go to various websites, such as Torah Anytime and Orthodox Union and to listen to great Rabbanim grieve the destruction of our Beis HaMikdash and the ramifications. AT THE SAME TIME I GRIEVE that there is no consciousness that thousands of people with HEARING OR OTHER AUDIO-PROCESSING DISABILITIES CANNOT ACCESS THE …Read more >

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 / Events

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Thursday, March 3, 2016 / news

Yad’s New Official Mailing Address

Yad HaChazakah-JDEC 576 Fifth Avenue, Suite 903, New York, NY 10036. Please note that we continue to hold an office in Midwood Brooklyn that poignantly and pictorially depicts our approach to disability and access to Jewish community life and Torah observance. You may contact us for appointments at either location at 646-723-3955.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 / Views

NO PITY, NO PEDESTAL: A DISABILITY DOES NOT MAKE SOMEONE SPECIAL

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 / news

Ruderman Family Foundation Awards $250,000 to Five Inclusion in Disability Innovators

Ruderman Family Foundation Awards $250,000 to Five Inclusion in Disability Innovators Organizations in Uruguay, U.S., England and Israel Awarded for Excellence in Inclusion of People with Disabilities into Jewish Communities Worldwide Boston, MA August 17, 2015– The Ruderman Family Foundation announced today the five winners of the fourth annual global Ruderman Prize in Inclusion competition. The Prize honors Jewish organizations …Read more >

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