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  • Since 2009, Jewish communities worldwide have observed Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) each February. ​JDAIM’s purpose is “to raise awareness and champion the rights of all Jews to be included and to participate in all aspects of Jewish life” and aims to remind us that while disability may come into focus in February, we must remain committed to inclusion and accessibility for all people year-round.


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    Since 2009, Jewish communities worldwide have observed Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) each February. ​JDAIM’s purpose is “to raise awareness and champion the rights of all Jews to be included and to participate in all aspects of Jewish life” and aims t...

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    Since 2009, Jewish communities worldwide have observed Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) each February. ​JDAIM’s purpose is “to raise awareness and champion ...

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    Since 2009, Jewish communities worldwide have observed Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) each...

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    All newsprint photos courtesy of The Jewish Post & Opinion archives.



    ​The year was 1939. The World’s Fair had begun in New York City, and in celebration, an open water swim from Indiana to New York and back was announced. Twenty-five teenage boys and girls from Indianapolis (several of whom were Jewish), entered the race; participants included Bob Mack, Isaac Nisenbaum, Wilbur Oakley, Harold Ecktman, Nathan Nisenbaum, Harold Fryar, Leroy Mack, and Mickey Maurer, ...

     

    All newsprint photos courtesy of The Jewish Post & Opinion archives.



    ​The year was 1939. The World’s Fair had begun in New York City, and in celebration, an open water swim from Indiana to New York and back was announced. Twenty-five teenage boys and girls from In...

     

    All newsprint photos courtesy of The Jewish Post & Opinion archives.



    ​The year was 1939. The World’s Fair had begun in New York City, and in celebration, an open wat...

     

    All newsprint photos courtesy of The Jewish Post & Opinion archives.



    ​The year was 1939. The Worl...

     

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