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Accessibility & Accommodations at TBZ

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  • Elevators are available on every level of the synagogue.
  • Assistive listening devices and magnifiers can be found on the credenza outside the sanctuary.
  • Large print prayerbooks for Friday night services are available on the bimah. Please ask one of the ushers. 
  • Focus/fidget tools are available on the credenza outside the sanctuary. Please return after use. 
  • Mezuzot are also placed at wheelchair-height on the doorposts of the sanctuary and the community room.
  • Preferred seating for people with wheelchairs, walkders, visual or hearing impairments, and other needs is available in the sanctuary. Please ask ushers for assistance. 
  • Accessible restrooms are located on all floors. Changing tables are located in the restrooms on the sanctuary level and third floor, including the step up level. All gender restrooms are located on the sanctuary level and third floor. 
  • Nursing mothers will find privacy and comfort in a lounge on the third floor. 
  • A break room for children and parents is available on the third floor. The service can still be heard through speakers located in the room. Childcare is available in room Alef on some Shabbatot. Please check the schedule. 
  • Highchairs are available during Kiddush for families with small children. 
  • A Kiddush table for those with food allergies or sensitivities has been set aside with gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options. Please partake only if you have such concerns.

TBZ's Inclusion Committee

TBZ's commitment to accessibility and inclusion is spearheaded by our Inclusion Committee, headed up by Sue Brent and Danya Handelsman. Contact inclusion@tbzbrookline.org with questions or if you'd like to get involved. 

Sun, September 15 2019 15 Elul 5779