Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

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In celebration of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month in February, Jewish Disabilities Advocates (JDA) and its supporting agencies are offering several activities and events that highlight disability awareness and inclusion throughout our community. All are welcome!

Tu B'Shvat Breakfast and Seder
Sunday, January 28, 10:00 a.m. to noon
BMH-BJ Synagogue, 560 South Monaco Parkway in Denver

Join us for a light breakfast, followed by a Tu B’Shvat Seder and parsley-planting for Passover. Cost: $8 suggested donation. RSVP to Bernice Dinner at 720.717.9792.

Preparing for Purim
Sunday, February 4, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
HEA, 3600 South Ivanhoe Street in Denver

HEA teens and JDA clients will paint scenery for the upcoming holiday of Purim.

Purim Shpiel and Celebration
Sunday, February 18, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Moishe House

JDA clients and Moishe House participants will celebrate the holiday of Purim together. Activities will include making hamantashen, listening to a Purim shpiel, creating crafts, and more.

Purim Pancake and Pajama Party
Sunday, February 25, 10:00 a.m. to noon
Rodef Shalom, 450 South Kearney Street in Denver

JDA clients will help with this activity. Cost: $10. 

Summer Magic Camp
Friday, June 15, 2018 at JCC Ranch Camp
Monday, July 9, 2018 at Shwayder Camp
Leave Temple Emanuel parking lot (51 Grape Street) in Denver at 8:45 a.m. and return at 4:00 p.m.

If you're looking for a great summer activity for a young person with special needs (ages 8-35), check out Summer Magic Camp! Attend  JCC Ranch Camp near Elbert and/or Shwayder Camp near Idaho Springs
for one day with volunteer Buddies to make new friends and enjoy camp activities. Fee: $20/day for campers, paid to Jewish Family Service. We're also looking for fun, responsible teens and young adults to be volunteer Buddies to spend a day at camp with new friends! Training is provided; no experience is necessary. Both dates will fill up fast! For information and registration, contact Rita Singer at 720.335.0854 or

For questions or more information about any of the Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month programs, please contact:

Lynn RubensteinJewish Disabilities Advocates Coordinator

Ph: 303.623.0251
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