Leaving No One Behind

A Special Evening in Honor of Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month

Monday, January 31, 2022

8:00pm ET/ 5:00pm PT


Zoom Video Conferencing


Join Jewish National Fund-USA as we recognize Jewish Disabilities Awareness, Acceptance, and Inclusion Month (JDAAIM) with an inside look at how donors like you ensure people with disabilities and special needs are integrated into all aspects of daily life and tightly woven into the fabric of Israeli culture.


See your impact first-hand as we explore the wondrous work of our affiliates on the ground in Israel and delve into the lives of people who benefit from our support:

  • Those integrated into the IDF thanks to Special in Uniform
  • Those who reach their potential at ADI Negev-Nahalat Eran
  • Those who blossom thanks to therapeutic horseback riding
    at Red Mountain Therapeutic Riding Center
  • Those who enjoy nature and culture because of the work of LOTEM



      Marlee Matlin

      Academy Award-Winning Actress and Activist

      Marlee Matlin is an actor, author, and activist who became the youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar for her film debut, Children of a Lesser God. In addition to her new, groundbreaking film CODA, Matlin’s credits include Reasonable Doubts, Seinfeld, The Practice, Law and Order: SVU, The West Wing, and Quantico. She also performed in the Tony-winning Broadway revival of Spring Awakening.


      Deaf since she was only 18 months old, Matlin works to raise awareness for humanitarian causes, disability rights, and hearing health for millions of deaf and hard of hearing children and adults in developing countries. Matlin’s autobiography, I’ll Scream Later, was a New York Times bestseller.

      Emceed by
      David Mamet

      Playwright, Filmmaker, and Author

      Thank You to Our Sponsors

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      Beth Ida Stern, Director, Center of Excellence

      [email protected] • 847.656.8880 x761