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Judaism is the oldest surviving monotheistic religion. It grows out of a covenant described in the Hebrew Bible (called the Old Testament by Christians) with Abraham and his descendants, the Children of Israel. Today's Rabbinic Judaism is largely a result of the collection of writings of traditional oral law from the sixth century called the Talmud.
Judaism and Disabilities
Some beginning links on Judaism and disabilities:
Union for Reform Judaism
The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
Disability Resource Guide: A comprehensive listing of local and national secular and Jewish disability resources.
Mandate for Deaf Jews. An article on Deaf persons in Conservative Judaism.
Jewish Reconstructionist Federation
Other Jewish Resources
Inclusion Innovations LLC. Started by longtime Jewish advocate, Shelly Christensen, to "serve Jews with disabilities, their families and the communities around them so that no one is left behind."
Council for Jews with Special Needs An organization in Phoenix, Arizona that provides programs, resources and support to help all Jews with disabilities and their families to fulfill their spiritual, cultural and religious needs.