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Our Inclusive Community

Temple Shalom is deeply committed to a philosophy of inclusion in our approach to Jewish education, programming, and worship.

How do we practice inclusion at Temple Shalom?

  • Our facility is wheelchair accessible from all levels via elevator. 
  • An inclusion cart stocked with fidget toys, hearing assistance devices, and large print prayer books is present at all worship services.
  • All-gender restrooms are available in multiple locations in our facility. 
  • We ask about food allergies when hosting events where food is involved, and make every effort to accommodate. 
  • We work closely with Gateways to ensure that every child has access to Jewish Education. 

Our Inclusion Community Task Force is constantly working to make our home safe and inclusive for all who walk through the doors. 

Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project

Temple Shalom is proudly partnered with the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project, a partnership between Combined Jewish Philanthropies and the Ruderman Family Foundation to support synagogues in creating communities where people of all abilities are valued equally and participate fully.

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