Advocacy and Campaigns

The Inclusion Campaign

The Inclusion Campaign with JLGBAbout the Campaign The Inclusion Campaign works with synagogues and other Jewish institutions to promote the inclusion of people with learning disabilities and/or mental ill-health, and their families and carers, in Jewish community...

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My special family’s b’nei mitzvah, by Josie Dawson

My special family’s b’nei mitzvah, by Josie DawsonBeing one of triplets presents a challenge in having an individual bar or bat mitzvah regardless of the circumstances. However, our b’nei mitzvah was quite different to that of the norm … My brother has severe cerebral...

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Families, friends and support workers

Families, friends and support workersWhen a family has a member with a learning disability or mental ill-health, it can make inclusion difficult for the whole family. They may feel uncomfortable coming to shul, find it hard to get out in the evening for classes at the...

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A Jewish Heritage of Inclusion

A Jewish Heritage of InclusionJewish history and texts are filled with examples of how and why the Jewish community should support Inclusion. “We see as the basis of our humanity the fact that we are all ultimately the same. We are vulnerable. We are embodied...

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