Supporting congregations in their mission of inclusion and providing a welcoming home for all.
Rav Claudia Kreiman,
Temple Beth Zion, Brookline
Rabbi Jen Gubitz, Temple Shalom of Newton
Rabbi Elizabeth Bonney Cohen, Congregation Kehilath Israel, Brookline
ATTRACTING & ENGAGING MILLENNIALS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 7:30 PM EST
An extraordinary conversation with a panel of rabbis each with a proven track record of success!
Post Pandemic Considerations for Forward Thinking Congregations
Zooming for Jewish Disability Inclusion
Held Sunday morning, June 27, 2021
This interative Zoom Meeting addressed this issue in three parts:
First, Rebecca Redner provided an overview of disabilities affecting Jewish people. Next, Rivka Solomon and Jacob Speaks shared their stories of living with disabilities as well as the importance to them to Zoom with their communities. Rabbi Ben Weiner discussed his experiences as well and concluded the meeting with a Q & A session.
Key talking points included:
Should remote access continue in the post-pandemic era?
Why is this important to people with disabilities and others?
Why Zoom over live stream?
During the program, our speakers mentioned the following resources. Each title below is a clickable link:
Rebecca Redner referenced this article by Rabbi Elliot Dorff: Meshaneh Ha-Briyyot: A New Jewish Approach to Disabilities
CCAR resolution on systemic inclusion
Rabbinical Assembly Inclusion Guide
Disability Inclusion Resource Guide from the OU
Conservative Responsa on streaming services
Rivka Solomon's full Washington Post article
Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (documentary)
4-minute interview with Rivka from the PBS Newshour
Don't Call it Hybrid: Multi-Access is the Future for Jewish Communiites (eJewish Philanthropy article)
SERVING OUR ROOMERS & OUR ZOOMERS:
Rabbi David Paskin
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EVENT VIDEO
Held on Wednesday, October 13th at 7:00 pm
Rabbi David Paskin provided recommendations for
technologies and best practices for designing and hosting multi-access gatherings. He taught, shared, listened, guided and provided the tools for us to be more inclusive, more engaging and more effective for those in the room and also those on Zoom.