February 2010 is the second annual Jewish Disability Awareness Month.
During October, the United States observed National Disability
Employment Awareness Month, but because October is too close to the
High Holy Days for Jewish programming, all branches of Judaism -
Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist, and most if not
all Jewish organizations and agencies - selected February as Jewish
Disability Awareness Month.
This February, local synagogues, organizational chapters and federations are observing Jewish Disability Awareness Month with special programming to educate their members about people with all kinds of disabilities - physical, intellectual, psychological and more...
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