Category Archives: Events

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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