Look Through An Inclusive Lens

Within any synagogue community it is common to find many sub-communities. Throughout the year you are likely to find the entire community gathered together for any number of reasons – [...]

Bison Have Inclusive Instincts

  This summer, my family took an eight-hour tour of Yellowstone National Park. We saw flora and fauna, smelled sulfur coming from geysers, got rained on, took many photos and heard more [...]

The Four Children of Our Passover Seder

We are about to celebrate Pesach. In many of our homes, we have been cooking and cleaning and preparing to read the story of the Exodus from Egypt. We will share stories and memories of seders [...]

The Bigger Picture

Written by Meredith Polsky, Matan co-founder It has been a challenging week in the world of Jewish Special Education, as news of a blind camper asked to leave Camp Ramah in Canada spread at [...]

Shabbat Shalom, Grover!

Matan’s first OPEN SESAME! program features the episode “Shabbat Shalom, Grover!” Everything you need for this screening can be found here!  If you would like to conduct your [...]