Dr. Temple Grandin is the keynote speaker at "Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Our Jewish Community."

Temple Grandin to Speak at Har HaShem

Named one of “The 100 Most Influential People in the World,” Temple Grandin comes to Congregation Har HaShem on Thursday, October 25th from 5:30-9 pm to keynote the Inclusion of People with Disabilities in our Jewish Community event. Act fast to RSVP though, this event is almost full!

Join us as we start a community discussion about how we as Jews can reach out more to people with disabilities in our community. The event features a keynote speech by Dr. Temple Grandin, whose early life was chronicled in the Emmy-award winning HBO film, “Temple Grandin,” starring Claire Danes. Dr. Grandin is a best-selling author and was named one of Time Magazine’s 2010 “The 100 Most Influential People in the World.”

The event will also include a light dairy dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, a parent panel, a teen discussion, and a presentation by the Jewish Disability Network, which started a pilot inclusion project with two Denver synagogues. There will be a resource fair for families, caregivers and educators, a collaborative art project for all ages and abilities, and a book signing by Dr. Grandin.

Space is limited and early registration is advised. Register HERE. For more information contact Susan Glairon at sglairon@comcast.net or visit www.jewishinclusion.org. Childcare will be provided but only by prior request.

Congregation Har HaShem is a URJ-affiliated Reform synagogue located at 3950 Baseline Road in Boulder. The clergy team of Rabbi Joshua Rose, Rabbi Deborah Bronstein and Cantorial Soloist Holli Berman provide a dynamic variety of services for adults and children of all ages including a youth choir and a volunteer-led house band. Har HaShem has built the area’s largest and most extensive formal and informal youth education program and takes pride in a diverse membership from throughout the Boulder Valley and beyond.

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