What Is Structured Flexibility?

What are important ideas to keep close to your heart and mind when working with participants of all abilities? Stability, creativity, flexibility and finding the certainty within your uncertainty. At Shutaf Inclusion Programs, we call that Structured Flexibility, that is, setting your goals and building your program’s structure while planning and allowing for variation as…

Stand up for the Disabled

Entebbe: Leave No Man Behind July 4th marks 35 years since the Entebbe rescue. The writer, Entebbe hero, writes a special lesson to be learned from it. Maj. Gen. Almog is one of those the UK threatened to arrest as a ‘war criminal’, leading him to cancel plans to speak there. Thirty-five years ago today…

Dear Jerry Seinfeld

Dear Jerry Seinfeld, I write this letter through the lens of a true fan. I am a Jewish Educator and Inclusion Advocate by training and passion and watch and analyze episodes of your sitcom over and over like it’s the Torah (don’t tell my Rabbi. Or my mother). I memorize lines and weave them into…