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  • For kids with disabilities, time to move from inclusion to normalcy

    October 30, 2015 | 12:47 pm

    Just the other day, I overheard someone saying that they had a wonderful interaction with the “Down syndrome employee” at their local cafe.

    Though it happened to have been a sweet story, I cringed. It also got me thinking about the limitations of our campaigns promoting inclusion...

  • With gratitude from Jerusalem

    January 13, 2014 | 4:23 pm

    I am in Jerusalem gazing out at the walls of the Old City and the words floating through my mind are ones spoken in these streets more two millennia ago. They are words I have heard and repeated many times as a rabbi, a teacher, a Jew, but they take on a whole new meaning for me...