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The Ruderman Family
Knesset Members meet Mass. Gov. Patrick
Jewish Self-Advocate Conference in New York City
Paraolympian Pascale Bercovitch speaks at ADVANCE

Our Commitment

Guided by our Jewish values,  we advocate for and advance the inclusion of people with disabilities throughout the Jewish community; foster a more nuanced understanding of the American Jewish community among Israeli leaders; and model the practice of strategic philanthropy worldwide.

Ruderman Family Foundation Programs


We advance the full inclusion of people with disabilities into society.

Ruderman Inclusion Summit

Internationally recognized leaders engaging on critical issues of education, housing, employment, community and religious life.

News & Events

Unimpeded by traditional nonprofit boards, philanthropists are often much more free to push for policy changes than the organizations they support.


"We want to move Israeli society from chesed to tzedek, or from charity to justice. That takes time but we already are seeing the results."