Oseh Shalom
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  • You must be vaccinated and boostered, if eligible, to attend all Oseh services. Level 1: COVID Policy: Masks strongly encouraged but not required.

Inclusion Means Everyone

inclusion image of people of varied races, disabilities, ages, etc.Oseh Shalom strongly believes everyone should be included in our community. We have transgender, gay. lesbian bisexual and non-binary members and many members of color. We welcome interfaith families. We will make every effort to accommodate special needs such as diets, mobility issues, etc. We are proudly partnered with Keshet, the LGBTQ Jewish organization.

  • Our school has had students with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other challenges. All of them have a path to a Bar/Bat/Bnei Mitzvah if they want that celebration. We have had many moving ceremonies with innovative ways to support student needs, such a private Monday service for a student with anxiety.
  • Our men’s restroom offers baby changing facilities and women’s room has a generous changing counter. We have clear signage encouraging members who are gender diverse use whichever bathroom they are most comfortable with.
  • Our building is peanut free. Our school wing and events are completely nut free. All our many food events offer a vegan option. We happily accommodate gluten free and other diet needs on request. For other dietary needs, just ask and we will accommodate you.
  • We offer ASL services at our High Holy Days as well as many other events. We offer also offer assisted listening devices.
  • Our building is on one floor. The only steps are to the bima in the sanctuary, where a ramp is available on request.

Let us know if there are other ways we can be more inclusive.