Cakes and Miracles for Purim and Jewish Disabilities Month

February is Jewish Disability Awareness Month. Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Story can be a wonderful (and seasonally appropriate) way to raise sensitivity and awareness in children. This teachers’ guide suggests ways to unpack this book with your class in order to use it as a springboard for a meaningful lesson on disability awareness.

Best suited for elementary school students.

A downloadable teachers' guide to using the book Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Story to teach about disability awareness.

An additional reading guide is included from PJ Library.

Book is not included (available for purchase here).

Preview image is property of PJ Publishing.



  • Early Childhood
  • Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • Congregational Learning