News Releases

A Shabbat in Siberia

These days, it's not often a Jew travels out to Siberia. But with the 18th Winter Deaflympic Games taking place in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia this year, there was a sizable presence of Jews in town, be they athletes, trainers, coaches, or fans. As the mission of the Jewish Deaf Foundation is to reach out to…
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Touring the Matzah Factory

On March 19, a group of approximately 25 deaf people joined on a tour of Streit's Matzah Factory in the Lower East Side, Manhattan, organized by the Jewish Deaf Foundation. It was well-received, and the deaf participants had full access to the program through an ASL interpreter. A deaf-blind participant also attended with the help…
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Israeli Children Prepare for the Summer

Rabbi Yehoshua Soudakoff, the executive director of the Jewish Deaf Foundation, was recently in Israel for a two-week trip. He used this opportunity to meet with the families of the children who are planning to come to camp this summer. (All told, eight boys and two girls will be flying to the United States from…
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Camp Season 2015!

Wow, it's camp time already! The Jewish Deaf Foundation is extremely excited to share some details about our upcoming program for both boys and girls this summer. Girls Program - July 1-21, 2015 The program will take place alongside Camp Gan Israel in the Poconos, Pennsylvania. This year is the first time we are offering such a…
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