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Erev-JDAD Convening

JFNA, RAC, RespectAbility and Edlavitch DCJCC invite you to an evening of brainstorming & networking for leading voices in Jewish disability inclusion.

Date: Monday, February 3rd
Time: Registration at 5:00 PM ET, discussions begin at 5:30 PM ET
Location: The renovated and fully accessible EDCJCC (1529 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036)
Closest Metro Station: Dupont Circle

Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) is a tremendous gathering of people who share a commitment to Jewish inclusion. 

This convening will consist entirely of facilitated discussion, with no lectures or presentations. Every participant will join with others at topic themed tables of mutual interest.

Potential Topics:

  • Jewish Camping
  • Synagogue Inclusion
  • Campus Organizations and Initiatives
  • Jewish Day Schools
  • Employment
  • Social Isolation
  • Housing
  • Fundraising
  • Early Childhood
  • Board and Staff Development for Jewish Disability Organizations
  • Advocacy and Civic Engagement
  • Transportation
  • Leadership & Board Opportunities for Jews with Disabilities
  • Hebrew School

A kosher dinner will be provided. Space is limited to 70 people and will go fast! No more than 4 people per organization.

$36 donation suggested but is not required. If you want to attend without donating, email Eric Ascher at

After you fill out the registration form below, click the SurveyMonkey link in the confirmation message to choose your 4 preferred topics and let us know about any accommodations you need for the convening.

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