Reflecting on the Life of Judy Heumann Z”L
Recently, the disability community, the Jewish community, the United States and the world suffered a devastating loss when we learned that Judy Heumann Z”L, the “mother of the disability rights [...]
Rafi Josselson is an autistic sophomore at the Leffell School in Westchester County. Rafi has spoken at multiple places across the Northeast including; Camp Ramah in Nyack, Temple Israel Center and, the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School. He also has written blogs for MATAN and for his own website (https://www.rafijosselson.
Stephanie Kallish is from the suburbs of Chicago. She went to Highland Park High School and grew up at North Suburban Synagogue Beth El. She is now a sophomore at Brandeis University and is studying Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. She is involved in the Brandeis Orthodox Organization (BOO), serves as the vice president the Jewish Feminist Association at Brandeis (JFAB), and is passionate about mental health advocacy and Israel education. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys reading, biking, Jewish learning, and drinking coffee.
Noah Brick is a 16 year old high school junior from White Plains, New York. He has Tourette Syndrome and a few other co-occurring conditions such as ADHD, dysgraphia and anxiety. He is a youth ambassador for the Tourette Association of America. In his free time, he enjoys acting, carpentry/building furniture, watching “F.R.I.E.N.D.S.“ and playing Dungeons & Dragons.