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  1. Inclusion and Disabilities: Hebrew and English Texts

    For Jewish Disabilities Awareness month in February of 2014, Rabbi Michelle Greenfield, RRC ’12 examined the Torah readings found that month with an eye toward issues of inclusion and disability. She also included  “Some Biblical and Rabbinic Sources on Disability: An Honest Look,” in which she examines the use and misuse of Hebrew texts that are often quoted when talking about inclusion of people with different abilities. Her English commentary provides a deeper understanding of these texts' strengths and limitations.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/inclusion-and-disabilities-hebrew-and-english-texts

    Posted on: 2016/04/18 - 4:03pm

  2. Jewish Values and People With Disabilities: Appreciating the Variety of Life

    This compilation of quotes from various text sources conveys Jewish values regarding people with special needs.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/jewish-values-and-people-disabilities-appreciating-variety-life

    Posted on: 2017/04/13 - 1:28pm

  3. 1994 Report on Inclusion

    This report, issued in 1994, was the work product of JRF's Task Force on Inclusion for People with Disabilities. What follows is the statement upon its release. 

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/1994-report-jrf-task-force-inclusion-people-disabilities

    Posted on: 1994/07/01 - 12:00am