Ki Tisa – Do You Hear What I Hear?

Written by Rabbi William Plevan, Congregation Shaare Zedek, New York, NY. In recognition of Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month, Rabbi Plevan is the fifth contributor to our weekly D’var Torah [...]

Being a Parent with Cerebral Palsy

Written by Jason Lieberman, and originally published on as part of our month-long series with them dedicated to Jewish Disability Awareness Month. Every morning I say two prayers. It [...]

See for Yourself!

We’ve spent a lot of time this month telling you why Matan matters, and why our Jewish community is only as strong as its ability to include all learners. Now see it for yourself with a [...]

A Crucial Part of the Whole

Written by Elana Naftalin-Kelman, Camp Ramah in California Tikvah Director and Founder of Rosh Pina Every Friday night at Camp Ramah in California the most magical thing happens. Our twelve young [...]

Preparing For Camp

Last summer a Matan professional worked alongside the amazing staff at Ramah Nyack to support a camper with special needs. Today we are sharing an example of what was used to help prepare this [...]

Parashat Tetzaveh – An Eternal Light

Written by Rabbi Mitch Cohen, National Director, Ramah Camping Movement In recognition of Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month, Rabbi Mitch Cohen is the fourth contributor to our weekly D’var [...]

Life Lessons in the Lunch Line

Written by Lisa Friedman It really is in the unexpected moments that we can find the most inspiration. Each year the congregation where I am the Education Co-Director (Temple Beth-El in [...]