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Tikkun (2015) 30 (2): 24–25.
Published: 01 April 2015
...JULIA WATTS BELSER Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2015 A recent class-action lawsuit brought against the city of New York by Disability Rights Advocates affirmed that residents with disabilities face disproportionate risks of catastrophic harm and death during large-scale disasters...
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Published: 01 November 2014
Tom Olin Participants in ADAPT, a grassroots disability rights group, demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid in Washington, D.C. Tom Olin. / Participants in ADAPT, a grassroots disability rights group, demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid in Washington, D.C. More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Cheryl Kaplan “Is this what disability spiritualities might look like?” the author writes. “Here is a sanctuary, created by nothing but bodies, attention, and soft fabrics.” Cheryl Kaplan. / “Is this what disability spiritualities might look like?” the author writes. “Here is a sanctuary More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Creative Commons/U.S. Department of Labor Disability rights activists from ADAPT talk with U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Seth Harris about federal rules governing personal attendants. Creative Commons/U.S. Department of Labor. / Disability rights activists from ADAPT talk with U.S More
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2014 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...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 22–23.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Tom Olin Participants in ADAPT, a grassroots disability rights group, demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid in Washington, D.C. Tom Olin. / Participants in ADAPT, a grassroots disability rights group, demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid in Washington, D.C. ...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2014
...JULIA WATTS BELSER Copyright © Julia Watts Belser 2014 As a feminist, as a queer woman, and as a disabled bi-sexual Jew, I insist on honoring the integrity of a self that has often been disdained. These days, I also find myself increasingly moving through spaces that are opening toward...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2014
... would die from their self-injurious behaviors if left untreated by the Judge Rotenberg Center’s shock device. And so, year after year, the hearings function as little more than well-practiced ceremonies in which disabled activists like me come to protest the abuses at the Judge Rotenberg Center while...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 37–38.
Published: 01 November 2014
...LAVONNA LOVERN Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2014 M ost u.s. progressives share the view that the destigmatization of “disability” is a positive thing. Translating that vision into widespread social practice, however, is proving difficult to do. The U.S. mainstream has much to learn from...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 33–35.
Published: 01 November 2014
... impediment did not obviate his responsibility to lead the people of Israel out of slavery. Follow Me by Shoshanna Bauer. Judaism stands strongly against the exploitation of those with disabilities, which are described in Hebrew as moom (blemish, impairment, disability, or handicap). Nevertheless...
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Tikkun (2000) 15 (3): 76–79.
Published: 01 August 2000
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Creative Commons/U.S. Department of Labor Disability rights activists from ADAPT talk with U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Seth Harris about federal rules governing personal attendants. Creative Commons/U.S. Department of Labor. / Disability rights activists from ADAPT talk with U.S...
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Published: 01 November 2014
David M. Planka ( plankomatic.com ) When disabilities are diagnosed in utero, some turn to religious authorities for advice. “My friends presented the possibility of abortion as a Jewish legal question,” the author writes. Self-Portrait as a Schizophrenic by David Planka. David M. Planka More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Creative Commons “Because the spirit is always whole, there is no designation of some people as able and others as disabled,” Lovern writes. Creative Commons. / “Because the spirit is always whole, there is no designation of some people as able and others as disabled,” Lovern writes. More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Mareva Minerbi Participants in “Helping Dances” gather outdoors to enact loving interdependence, offering caring touch and affirmation to other people with disabilities. Mareva Minerbi. / Participants in “Helping Dances” gather outdoors to enact loving interdependence, offering caring touch More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Emily Rabasto At a candlelight vigil in Sacramento, a mourner from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network weeps for the hundreds of disabled people who have been killed by their parents or caregivers. Emily Rabasto. / At a candlelight vigil in Sacramento, a mourner from the Autistic Self Advocacy More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Chris Johnston/Eureka Street ( eurekastreet.com.au ) Building ramps is important, but congregations must also examine their theologies and metaphors to make sure they are not hostile to people with disabilities. Accessible Churches by Chris Johnston. Chris Johnston/Eureka Street More
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Published: 01 August 2011
Luther cautions that people of faith “live the Word ... by serving in a curative and charitable function,” the author writes. Here, quilts donated by Lutheran World Relief are distributed to villagers in Niger through a local NGO supporting the disabled. Credit: Creative Commons/4Cheungs. Luther More
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Johnston/Eureka Street ( eurekastreet.com.au ) Building ramps is important, but congregations must also examine their theologies and metaphors to make sure they are not hostile to people with disabilities. Accessible Churches by Chris Johnston. Chris Johnston/Eureka Street...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 41–42.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... Just as so many others have done before, the stranger chose to bestow the blessings of God on me — a Latino man with cerebral palsy — in particular that night, singling me out among all the people in the street that evening. Did he single me out because he assumed I had a disability? If so, did he see...
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