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Sunday, April 13, 2014 / Events

June 12 – Benefits Clinic at Yad’s Brooklyn Office

On  Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 1:30 P.M.. until 5 P.M., Yad HaChazakah will provide benefits counseling services for people with disabilities at its Midwood Brooklyn office through it’s collaboration with the Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled.  A benefits adviser who has 15 years experience will help people with disabilities to secure the benefits to which they are …Read more >

Sunday, April 13, 2014 / Events

June 12 – Benefits Overview Workshop

Lucy Siderman, Benefits Counselor Thu. June 12, 2014 11 AM – 12:30 pm at Yad HaChazakah – Brooklyn For address and to RSVP 646-723-3955 or More details on content will follow.  Can’t physically attend?  Contact us. We’ll set up a conference line.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 / Views

Reflections on Reelablities at Yad HaChazakah

Reflections on Reelablities at Yad HaChazakah by Lynne Cassouto, Board Treasurer On Sunday, March 9, 2014, Yad HaChazakah-The Jewish Disability Empowerment Center participated in the Sixth Annual Reelabilities Film Festival, screening four compelling and thought provoking films in our Brooklyn offices. The films were presented in two sessions, each consisting of one short and one feature-length film, followed by Q …Read more >

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 / news

Brooklyn Open House Begins New Era for Yad

“What a beautiful place” was echoed by over 100 visitors throughout the Chanukat Habayit Open House event. The theme was “See, Hear, or Feel Our Walls Speak”, and, indeed, our walls do speak. Our meeting room is more than just a room in which to meet or host speakers; it’s a gallery of 16 colorful and evocative posters that beckon your …Read more >

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 / news

New Year; New Space; New Opportunities

As 5774 approaches, Yad HaChazakah- The Jewish Disability Empowerment Center Inc. begins its 8th year by moving to place that we can call our very own in Midwood, Brooklyn, NY.  The Brooklyn offices will be located at 1389 East 18th Street, Suite 1-C between Avenues M and N.  The borough of Brooklyn is the home of the largest Jewish population …Read more >

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