Category Archives: Special Events

Chanukah 2015

Chanukah came and went, but the memories will last with us forever. The Jewish Deaf Foundation made history with four huge Chanukah Celebrations in the Deaf community within the space of a week. The holiday opened on Sunday evening with the Third Annual Chanukah Celebration at Gallaudet University, which drew over 150 people. Then only…
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Are you a Jewish Deaf artist?

The Jewish Deaf Foundation is already busy planning for Chanukah! Yes, even in May. It takes months of preparations to organize something like the NYC Deaf Chanukah Celebration, and we're mighty proud of what took place this past December. Now we're prepared for an even bigger and better event! This winter will feature the addition of…
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Touring the Holocaust Museum in RSL

On this past January 18, an engaging group of Russian-speaking deaf Jews took advantage of our first tour of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Russian Sign Language. The tour was coordinated with the museum and led by Rabbi Yehoshua Soudakoff. The tour went through all three floors of the main exhibition, which focuses on Jewish…
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