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Caring & Connection
Do you have a child whose learning needs are not being met in their Jewish education? Wondering how you can celebrate Jewish holidays in an accessible, family-friendly way? At Gateways, every child is embraced as a full member of the Jewish community. Explore our array of programs, services, and resources, and bring your family into our inclusive Jewish community.
Specialized Jewish Education Programs
Gateways’ Jewish education programs provide a supportive setting in which students of all abilities and backgrounds can receive a high-quality, specialized Jewish education, whether they are discovering Jewish traditions and holidays, learning to read Hebrew, or preparing for b’nei mitzvah celebrations.
B’nei Mitzvah Academy Program
Our customized, accessible B’nei Mitzvah preparation program for students 11-14 with disabilities and diverse learning needs.
Pre B’nei Mitzvah Program
Every child can discover joy in Judaism with TAGG – Gateways’ supplementary Hebrew school program for students with disabilities…
Post B’nei Mitzvah Program
Are you looking for a meaningful post-B’nei Mitzvah Jewish educational experience for your child? Mitzvah Mensches Learning Lab is…
Jewish Day School Services
Gateways partners with Boston regional day schools to provide on-site speech & language therapy, occupational therapy, literacy support, math support, and behavior support during the school day to students with a range of learning needs.
Resources for Diverse Learners
Access our expanding library of resources for tools to engage a wide variety of learners. We’ve got checklists, articles, picture-symbol prayers, social stories, accessible holiday activities, and much more — browse by topic to find exactly what you need.
Mental Health Initiative
At Gateways, we’re working to de-stigmatize youth mental health in the Jewish community and beyond through understanding and education. Join our community-wide mental health dialogue by exploring our growing library of resources, attending an educational webinar, or bringing your professional colleagues together for a workshop.
Mental Health Resources
Check out articles or browse and download resources related to mental health and wellness, prepared by mental health experts.
Mental Health Lecture Series
In response to increasing rates of mental health challenges facing girls and young women in the Jewish community, Gateways is…
Mental Health in Jewish Day Schools
Gateways is working to weave mental health and wellbeing into the fabric of Jewish day school education in the Greater…
Explore stories from students, families, and community members who have been impacted by Gateways’ life-changing programs.
The Slifka Day School Inclusion Initiative
What Volunteering at Gateways Can Do
Before Alanna came to Gateways, she had always known on some level that she wanted to work with kids. However,…
Our 89th B’nei Mitzvah
Isabella’s Bat Mitzvah: A Mother’s Reflections
By Cara Coller As I sat down to write this, for once in my life I was at a loss….