Jan 18, 2011

A month-long series of wonderful events for Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month!

A month-long series of wonderful events for Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month!

A note from Elana Nafatlin Kelman, Director of Special Education at the Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay. Please take a look at this great series of events and feel free to pass this along to anyone you know who may be interested! All are free!  Please pass along to anyone you know you might be interested – if you would like a pdf version of the flyer – please e-mail Elana who will send you one (elanan@jfed.org).


Faith Can Be Simple

2/2/2011, 7:30 pm

Screening and discussion of "Praying with Lior"


Temple Beth Abraham, 336 Euclid Ave., Oakland


 MischakimB'Yachad: Let's Play Together!

2/4/2011, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Play group for young children with special needs and

their caregivers

Come meet other families and celebrate Shabbat together

Contra Costa JCC, 2071 Tice Valley Blvd,Walnut Creek


 Widening the Tent: Special Education Speaker Series

2/6/2011, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Planning for a bar/bat mitzvah for a child with special


Discussion led by Vicky Kelman and Rachel Brodie

Cong. Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley



2/12/2011, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.:

A special Shabbat morning service for families with

children with special needs

Cong. Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley


 5x5: A Continuing Education Series for Teachers

2/13/2011, 1:30 to 3:00 pm

Differentiated instruction: How you can reach all types

of learners

Led by Elana Naftalin-Kelman

Temple Isaiah, 3800 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette


 Redefining Dance and Making it Accessible to All

2/13/2011, 7:00 pm

A special performance by the Axis Dance Company --


Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland (RSVP required)


 Song, Dance and Autism

2/16/2011, 6:30 pm

"Autism the Musical," a screening, talk and book signing by

Elaine Hall, founder of the Miracle Project


Temple Beth El, 1301 Oxford St., Berkeley


 Parents Night Out

2/22/2011, 7:00 pm

Enjoy a lovely evening with wine and cheese

Cong. Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley


 Havdallah and musical concert with by Jonathan Bayer

2/26/2011, 7:45 pm

For children and adults of all ages and their families

Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland



Elana Naftalin-Kelman
Director of Special Education
300 Grand Avenue, Oakland, California 94610
direct: 510.318.6426  main: 510.839.2900  fax: 510.839.3996 




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