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Zack Gottsagen Takes Stage as First Oscar Presenter With Down Syndrome The Hollywood Reporter - Monday February 10th, 2020
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For the Disabled in Hollywood, Report Finds Hints of Progress The New York Times - Wednesday February 5th, 2020
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Boston disability rights group partners with Sundance film festival Boston Business Journal - Thursday January 23rd, 2020
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On September 17, 2019, the American Jewish Archives honored Jay and Shira Ruderman with the Jacob Rader Marcus Award, in recognition of their ongoing

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The new partnership is the first collaboration with a drama school to enable actors with a disability to pursue their dreams
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A major investigation by NPR into the hidden epidemic of sexual violence against people with intellectual disabilities won the top honor in the Ruderm

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In our video series “Being An American Jewish Student,” American Jewish students share their experiences on U.S.

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October 30, 2019 at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem saw the largest gathering in recent years dedicated to Israel and Diaspora Jewry.

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An article published in the “Daily Tar Heel” presented a dangerous reality growing in our US prisons – the over representation of adults with me

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Guided by our Jewish values,  we advocate for and advance the inclusion of people with disabilities throughout our society; foster a more nuanced understanding of the American Jewish community among Israeli leaders; and model the practice of strategic philanthropy worldwide.

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