New Online Learning Center to Enhance Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Congregations

December 15, 2014, New York, NY — The Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) and the Ruderman Family Foundation this week launched the URJ Ruderman Disabilities Inclusion Learning Center (http://disabilitiesinclusion.org/), an innovative and interactive online resource center. “Thanks to this partnership with the Ruderman Family Foundation, the URJ is able to offer this innovative, comprehensive and …

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Eric Rosenthal Presented 2013 Charles Bronfman Prize for Fighting Worldwide to End Segregation and Abuse of People with Disabilities

Eric Rosenthal, a trailblazing global advocate for the rights of people with disabilities and Founder and Executive Director of an international human rights organization dedicated to ending their segregation and abuse, has formally received the 2013 Charles Bronfman Prize. Each year, The Charles Bronfman Prize – with an accompanying $100,000 award – goes to a young humanitarian whose work is informed by Jewish values and has global impact changing lives and inspiring a younger generation.

Jewish Federations, Ruderman Family Foundation, launch initiative to place adults with disabilities as interns and fellows at Federations

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and the Ruderman Family Foundation are launching a groundbreaking initiative to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the Jewish community.