Our Children Aren’t Broken

Another version of this post originally ran on Jewish Special Needs Education: Removing the Stumbling Block. Do you know Jonathan Mooney? You need to. He’s awesome. He has been the opening [...]

A Bat Mitzvah Brings Hope and Healing

Written by Rabbi Jerry Levy On Shabbat Behar, May 10, 2014, my family and I were privileged to celebrate the bat mitzvah of my granddaughter, Sydni Elyse Levy. Here is a video of the occasion. As [...]

One Year Later: It’s All About Lucy

This poignant follow-up piece by Matan’s founder, Meredith Polsky, on her decision to move her daughter Lucy from their community’s Jewish day school to the local public school is [...]