Tag Archives: Jewish Disabilties Awareness Month

Mitzvah Project Challenge

To commemorate Jewish Disabilities Awareness month, The Mitzvah Bowl would love to hear from you with mitzvah project ideas for special needs students. Please comment below! Many congregations are adapting their bar and bat Mitzvah programs to meet the needs of an ever-growing population; students with special needs (i.e. disabilities, health-related issues, learning difficulties). Several examples of this include torah portions becoming abbreviated, adaptive equipment being utilized, Hebrew transliterated to English and torah services moved to a smaller chapel to limit background noise. One key element to a bar/bat mitzvah student includes the mitzvah project. However, when a student with […]