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A Special Needs Service for Rosh Hashanah

For New York families with special needs kids, we’ve just got word of a great Rosh Hashanah service that you might want to check out.

Congregation Rodeph Sholom on the Upper West Side is offering a Rosh Hashanah celebration for families with special needs. On Tuesday, September 18th from 11 a.m. to noon, join the Rodeph Sholom family for an interactive service open to the entire community–members and non-members, all ages welcome. There will be singing, instruments, apples and honey (and a variety of other healthy and tasty snacks), and of course, the shofar!

The service will include American Sign Language interpretation, a quiet room, and a visual schedule to accommodate various needs.

RSVP encouraged.  If you have questions or to RSVP, please contact: specialneeds@crsnyc.org or 646-454-3124. Please specify your name, email address and/or phone number, number of people attending, the age of the individual with special needs, and the nature of the special need.

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