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Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM)

Logo: "Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month - February 2016" with Star of David symbol made of ribbonsFebruary 1 - 28

February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM)! Experience Lectures, Arts & Culture, Music, Children’s programming across the city. 

Since 2009, North American Jewish Communities have been celebrating Jewish Disability Awareness Month in February. Now known as Jewish Disability and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), it is an opportunity to celebrate our commitment to removing barriers, celebrating diversity and connecting with our Jewish values. Making Jewish Life accessible for all is one of most important community responsibilities, and one of the greatest community opportunities to benefit from what everyone has to contribute.

Our MNjcc JDAIM 2017 events include:

No Shush (Child/Family-friendly) Kabbalat Shabbat Dinner - February 3, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Policy Forum on new Canadians with Disabilities Legislation - February 5, 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Al Green Theatre

JDAIM: Disability and Financial Planning: Navigating the System with Ron Malis - February 7, 7:00 - 8:30 pm 

First Annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day on Parliament Hill, Community fly-in to Ottawa - February 22


The JDAIM Guide outlines ideas and examples of JDAIM programming, including JDAIM Reads 2016 book selections for children and adults.

See all the great Toronto events at:

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Important Notices

Rosh Hashanah Closures:

September 19  
Gymnasium closes at 8:00 am
September 20
Gymnasium closed all day
Building closes at 4:30 pm
September 21
Building closed
September 22
Building closed
September 23
North gymnasium reopens at 9:00 am
Full gymnasium reopens by 1:00 pm

Yom Kippur Closures:
September 28
Gymnasium closes at 8:00 am
September 29
Building closes at 4:30 pm
September 30
Building closed
October 1
Gymnasium reopens by 3:00 pm

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