Category Archives: reasonable accommodations

Inclusion Sermon

(Recently I was asked by a local synagogue to give a Friday night sermon on the inclusion of people who have disabilities in the synagogue and in Jewish life.  This is the text:) The Torah portion this week tells of … Continue reading 

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Only Pigeons Belong in Pigeon Holes

As human being we have a tendency to judge people as soon as possible and, based on our judgment, pigeon hole them neatly.  Categorizing people seems to be a favorite pastime that begins in childhood. That kid is the jock, … Continue reading 

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An Inhospitable Inn

It was Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday, and we were in another state visiting family.  I was happy; our airport experiences had gone well, our flight had gone reasonably well and we were checking in at the hotel we’d stayed at … Continue reading 

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