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Shabbat Guest Speaker: James Weisman

Saturday, July 21st @ 9:30am


Please join the Inclusion Task Force for Shabbat services on July 21st as we welcome special guest speaker James Weisman. Mr. Weisman is President & CEO of United Spinal Association. Weisman was a key negotiator with members of Congress promoting the passage of the ADA, and the Act’s transportation provisions applied the agreements in NYC and Philadelphia to the whole country. He's a founding board member of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Mr. Weisman will also do a storytelling session post-Kiddush in the Biran Beit Midrash.


Ruderman Family Foundation

Adas Israel Congregation is proud to be a member of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism’s Inclusion Initiative. Supported by a generous grant from the Ruderman Family Foundation, this national cohort is leading the curve of creating truly inclusive communities for people with disabilities.


Examples of Accommodations at Adas Israel

  • Quiet room with minimal sensory stimulation
  • Sign Language Interpretation
  • Gender Neutral Restroom
  • Large Print Siddurim and Machzorim
  • Allergy-friendly kiddush
  • Accesible Bimah and Reading Table
  • Full time Developmental Support Coordinator in Gan HaYeled
  • Expanded wheelchair & partner seating in sanctuaries
  • Access to livestreaming of popular events through any computer, labtop or mobile device
Sat, August 18 2018 7 Elul 5778