Steve Rakitt, CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, will be our honored guest for Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Shabbat during this special Kehillat Shabbat service. All are invited and encouraged to attend.
Last year Steve, who has a disability wrote, "During JDAIM, it's personal." Read more.
Kehillat Shabbat, with its mix of English and Hebrew, is a way for attendees of all ages to learn more about Jewish practice and rituals in a welcoming environment. It's a time to enjoy a sense of community and camaraderie. There's lots of spirited singing led by Robyn Helzner, Temple Sinai's Cantorial Soloist. The service concludes at 12:15 and is followed by a festive kiddush lunch provided by the temple.
Temple Sinai welcomes all, including individuals with disabilities and their families, to participate fully in the life of the congregation – in worship, study, programs, and leadership.
Disability touches each of us during the course of our lives. You may have a disability yourself. You may have a friend, colleague, or associate with a disability. You may be the parent, spouse, son, daughter, grandparent or other relative of someone who has a disability. You know that all of us benefit -- as individuals, within our families, and as members of a vibrant congregation -- from Temple Sinai's commitment to accessibility and inclusion.
The work of the Access and Inclusion Committee is to:
What can you do?
Join us. Talk to us. Educate us.
Ann Sloane, Access & Inclusion Committee ChairAnnLCSWC@aol.com (301) 231-8118
www.templesinaidc.org 3100 Military Rd NW Washington DC 20015 P: (202) 363-6394 F: (202) 363-6396
6:00 PM Prozdor (appetizers)6:30 PM Shabbat Service
9:15 AM Torah Study10:30 AM Bat Mitzvah of Lily Freeman5:30 PM Bar Mitzvah of Jacob Jenkins