• Jewish Community Guide to Inclusion of People with Disabilities. Christensen, S.T. Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis.

  • Judaism and Health:A Handbook of Practical, Professional and Scholarly Resources, eds. Levin, J. & Prince, M.F.

  • Judaism and Disability: R’fuat Hanefesh—the Healing of Our Souls, Individual and Communal (p. 174). Rabbi Lynne F. Landsberg and Shelly Thomas Christensen, MA, authors. Jewish Lights.

  • A Guide to Funding Disabilities and Special Needs, ed. Eidelman, S.M., Synagogue Inclusion: Do Not Separate Yourself From the Community (p. 53). Shelly Christensen, author. Jewish Funders Network.

  • V’khol Banaikh, Jewish Education for All, Eds. Simon, S.R, Forrest, L. and Fishman, E. (2008). Torah Aura Productions. Chapters 9 (A Community Responds: Minneapolis Jewish Community inclusion Program for People with Disabilities) and 11 (Finding Your Voice…Advocating for Your Child).


Torah at the Center, Union for Reform Judaism

  • Turning Good Intentions Into Meaningful Action.” Torah at the Center Vol. 13, No. 2. p.17. Winter 2010.

  • “Jewish Disability Awareness Month.” Torah at the Center Vol. 14, No 2. p.4, Winter 2011.

  • Exceptional Parent, Programs of Inclusion and Acceptance in the Jewish Faith, March, 2009




You can read Shelly’s guest blogs at The New Normal, Zeh Lezeh. The Union for Reform Judaism Blog and the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.

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