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CDT in the News

Reconstructionist Communities Make Disability Inclusion a Top Priority

Susan Nitkin, Dorshei Tzedek’s inclusion committee chair, was interviewed in an article by Reconstructing Judaism (June 28, 2018).

From Whispers Of Anti-Semitism To The Interests Of Israel, Boston Jews React To Trump’s Win

Rabbi Toba Spitzer is interviewed in this news story (December 6, 2016).

WERS Chagigah Radio Program

Rabbi Toba Spitzer was interviewed on WERS on the weekly Chagigah radio program (August 7, 2016).

Dorshei Tzedek: An Inclusive Jewish Community in Newton, MA

CDT is featured on the website (April 2015).

Rabbi Toba Spitzer Presented with the Elizabeth Wyner Mark Peace Award

at the Americans for Peace Now What Would Leibel Do (WWLD)? Awards Dinner on January 11, 2015.

Dorshei Tzedek and Interfaith Families

Dorshei Tzedek has been highlighted as an inclusive community on, in a posting on the IFF Network Blog, Parents Who Aren’t Jewish Raising Jewish Children (May 2014)

Method is not merely child’s play: students have fun as they learn about God

Article was published in The Jewish Advocate, November 2, 2012.

Rabbi Adam Lavitt wiggled his fingers above a toy wooden boat, making the motion of rain. He picked up the boat and rocked it up and up, following it with his eyes.
Lavitt, community educator at Dorshei Tzedek in West Newton, was telling the story of Noah’s Ark using a teaching method called “Godly Play.” … (See whole article in PDF format)

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