A boy wearing a kipah holding hands with a girl as they walk down a path at camp

When We Get There

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As the new year approaches and I reflect on Keshet’s mission, I know without a shadow of a doubt that we will get there—all communal spaces will be inclusive and welcoming to people with disabilities.

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Keshet's 40th Birthday Party

40 Years Young

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As we prepare for Keshet’s 40th birthday celebration, there are many things circling in my head. I can’t help but think about our humble beginnings 40 years ago, when a small group of parents joined together to find a way to provide a place in the Jewish community for their children with disabilities.

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Our Highland Park Community

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Message from Jennifer Phillips in response to the tragedy in Highland Park

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A Class Assignment on Tikkun Olam

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For a class in a Masters program, Jen Phillips, Keshet’s CEO, explores Tikkun Olam, traditional Jewish texts and the connection to Keshet.

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Keshet on JDAIM

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Keshet as an organization does not plan any specific programming for JDAIM. If that sounds antithetical to who we are as an organization, it actually is not. It is in fact exactly because of who we are and what we do every day that we do not have specific programming for JDAIM.

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Teens at dancing outside at Camp Chi

Shabbat Shirah & Keshet’s Tune

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“As I think about Shabbat Shira, several things come to mind for me as they relate to Keshet. The first is that music has always been a huge part of Keshet….”

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New Year’s Story & Message

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As we celebrate Keshet’s 40th birthday in 2022, we are even more committed to our mission of creating a community of belonging.

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Jen with three participants at a park.

The Year That Was

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Jennifer Phillips reflects on her first year as Keshet’s CEO and President. She shares her pride for how Keshet has met the challenges of the pandemic to grow and thrive.

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Welcome to Keshet’s Board!

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Please join us in welcoming the newest the members to Keshet’s Board of Directors.

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A New Look for Keshet

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A letter from Jennifer Phillips and Michelle Friedman introducing Keshet’s new branding to the community.

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Residents sitting outside social- distanced around a fire.

Keshet Adds an A & B to JDAIM

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Jewish Disability, Awareness and Inclusion month should shine a light on other important features in our community — Advocacy and Belonging.

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Sharon Frankel Retires After 38 Years of Service

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Sharon Frankel has been a constant presence at Keshet since the organization’s earliest days.

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Annual Membership Meeting 2020

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The following is adapted from the presentation given by Jennifer Phillips, Acting CEO, at Keshet’s Annual Meeting on June 28, 2020.

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