Disability activism often starts with a call for accessible spaces — for ramps, interpreters, braille copies, and fragrance-free gatherings. But a deeper engagement with disability justice requires more than a series of accommodations: it requires a transformation of our core values and institutions.

Disability justice demands that human lives be valued not for their ability to create profit but for the divine spark within each of us. Meeting this demand in practice requires nothing less than what Tikkun has been calling for since its founding: a radical turn toward a society based on love and care rather than on profit and domination.

In this special issue, we share the perspectives of activists, theologians, and theorists writing from the front lines of disability justice work. Some expose the threat of violence against people with disabilities, from the everyday violence of harassment and exclusion to the acute...

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