Watch 60 Second Videos about the 18 Most Innovative Jewish Special Needs Organizations!

As part of the application process for the first-ever Slingshot Guide for Disabilities and Inclusion, organizations were asked to submit a 60 second un-edited video about their work. Now that it is Jewish Disability Awareness Month, what better way to learn about the 18 most innovative organizations in North America working towards a more inclusive Jewish community?!

Happy Viewing!


Book Group: Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month

NaomiLevy1Register Now! – JDAM Reads! 2014 – Thursday, February 20, 2014, 2:00 PM EST.

Join bestselling author Rabbi Naomi Levy for an intimate and uplifting discussion of her astonishing memoir, Hope Will Find You, the official selection of Jewish Disability Awareness Month.


Rabbi Levy, founder and spiritual leader of Nashuva, will discuss her story and engage you in a discussion about the spiritual and practical struggles of raising a child with special needs.

Your questions and input are welcome in this international book event, hosted by

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Matan Partners with PJ Library for JDAM!

What do you get when JDAM, Purim and PJ Library converge?

You get Jewish inclusion experts designing a book-based Purim program to introduce the topic of disability awareness to families and young children.

Consider using the newly developed Cakes and Miracles Purim family program to support Jewish Disability Awareness Month this February.

Join us to learn about the program and benefit from the expertise of staff from Inclusion Innovations, Gateways, Whole Community Inclusion, Matan, and MetroWestABLE.

Click here to register for the upcoming webinar on Thursday, January 30th, 1:00-2:00 pm EST.