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Virtual Buddies Join the Yachad Virtual Buddy program – bringing inclusive social opportunities to our members, everyone in the comfort of their own home! Please visit Yachad.org/VirtualBuddy to sign up for the Yachad buddy program and connect / socialize with a Yachad buddy for ~20 minutes once a week! Questions? Contact Yakira at BegunY@ou.org Yachad On Demand Advisors […]

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Advisor Newsletter

2 Adar 5780 – February 27, 2020 <!—-> Attn College Seniors Are you starting to think about what you will be doing next year? The Joel Daner Yachad Communal Fellowship offers you the chance to get deeply involved with Yachad as a paid, full time staff member. Whether you are interested in nonprofit work, special […]

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Join us at Torah New York - all sessions ASL interpreted!

Join Our Way and Yachad at the OU’s annual Torah New York day of learning and inspiration! The entire program will be interpreted in ASL. Register here using special code TNY19YACHAD to attend for FREE! We look forward to learning with you.

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CVS, Other Partners, Join Yachad Staff for Hands-On Training Workshop

  Yachad staff from across the country met at JUF’s First Vocational Training Conference to discuss best practices for helping people with disabilities find jobs and succeed in the workplace. Staff attended workshops on various topics including expectations of job coaches, assessment tools, and hands-on skills training techniques. We had the opportunity to speak with various […]

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Hundreds Turn Out for Opening of Inclusive Jewish Center in Brookline, MA

On December 2nd, New England Yachad celebrated the opening of its new Community Center in Brookline with a ribbon cutting and mezuzah hanging.  Yachad, a division of the Orthodox Union, offers social, recreational, skill-building, vocational and family support programs that bring together individuals with and without disabilities. It was part of the dedication for a new […]

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Yachad Community Center provides a home base for Jews with special needs

New England Yachad runs over 400 programs a year to help Jews with special needs live full, productive, Jewish lives. On Dec. 2, the organization will unveil a new community center inside Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline that will serve as the organization’s headquarters and provide a wide array of new services. “The Yachad Community […]

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NJ Yachad Gala is huge success!

Yachad NJ’s Annual Gala draws 500, Raises $250,000 for Yachad On Saturday evening, December 1st, NJ Yachad hosted its Annual Gala in Teaneck, NJ.  With 500 guests and close to $250,000 raised, NJ Yachad inspired the community to dream big and help support the local programs and services it provides on a daily basis.  Honorees […]

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Remembering Sarah Taub

By Batya Sheva Brenner In 1979, at twenty-three, Sarah Taub gave birth to her second daughter, a baby with Down syndrome. Her doctor told her that the child would never learn to walk or talk and advised her to leave the hospital without her. Those years the world didn’t know any better. Taub set out […]

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Staff at Yad B’Yad and Camp HASC Enable Summer Fun

Everyone deserves to have a fun break in the summer, but for people with disabilities it is not always easy. For someone who uses a wheelchair, for example, it is very difficult to play any sort of sport. Thankfully, many camps, like Camp HASC and the Yachad program in Israel, Yad B’Yad, have been established […]

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