The Greater Boston Jewish community provides programs and services to ensure that ALL Jews are welcome and valued. It is our communal responsibility to open our doors to create and enhance opportunities for those who have so often felt left out.
Jewish Vocational Service offers job training and placement services for individuals with disabilities.
Prayer and Ritual Tools
Gateways: Access to Jewish Education offers tools for learning and performing prayers and rituals tailor-made for children with special needs.
How Inclusive is Your Synagogue?
Use this guidebook from Jewish Family & Children's Service to evaluate a range of physical characteristics, practices and attitudes that can make your synagogue community a welcoming place for people with disabilities and support their full inclusion.
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Did you know February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month? All month long, members of the Jewish community will highlight both the wonderful strides we... Read More
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February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month, so this week I’m chatting with Allegra Stout, a community organizer at the Boston Center for Independent Living. In... Read More
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We are a Conservative synagogue with a membership of 400 family units. We provide religious, educational and cultural programming across all age groups. KI promotes a Judaism that is morally... Read More
Gateways believes every Jewish child deserves a Jewish education. By enabling students with special needs to access Jewish learning, we offer families the opportunity to become fully engaged in the... Read More
For over 90 years, Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Boston has been transforming lives through friendship. We introduce children in need to adult mentors and match adults with... Read More
JVS empowers individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and partners with employers to hire, develop, and retain productive workforces. Founded in 1938, JVS delivers a broad... Read More
Temple Shalom is a diverse and inclusive Reform congregation that has served Newton and the surrounding towns for over 60 years. Our member families include young families, interfaith, LGBTQ, empty-nesters... Read More
For almost 150 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) has been Greater Boston’s leading and trusted provider of comprehensive human services. JF&CS helps people of all faiths, races, and... Read More
Strengthening Lives, Building Community. Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. Our programs include:... Read More
The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston’s contributions to Jewish life can be found in a range of communities and settings: at the Leventhal-Sidman JCC campus in Newton; in the... Read More
CareerMoves is a division of JVS that provides job search coaching, career counseling, networking opportunities, and career seminars to professionals looking for new jobs and career change, targeting members of... Read More