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ISSUE NO. 150  -  TAMMUZ - AV 5774   -   JULY 2014

Temple Beth Solomon of the Deaf Honors Charter Members

Temple Beth Solomon of the Deaf celebrates 50th year!

Temple Beth Solomon of the Deaf celebrated its 54th year. The photo shows charter members in attendance.

Photo: L-R Back Row: Rabbi Deborah Goldmann, Sophie Bobrosky Katz, Dianna Levin Kanawyer, Helen Zucker Diamond, Elaine Fromberg Aikins, Renah Ben-Ari, Maurice Richter, Front Row, L-R: Adele Podolsky, Helen Lovitch, Ruth Richter, Joyce Groode Linden. Source: Congregation News.

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Five Jewish Deaf women among 21 Honored as "Pearls"

Three Jewish Deaf women among 21 Females Honored as

The second annual "The Pearls," an event applauding extraordinary Deaf women in their respective fields took place in June 2014. As founder Sheena McFeely explains, "A pearl is made up of many layers – be it a hobby, passion, cultural background, lesson learned or an event. Put all the layers together, that person becomes WHOLE like a pearl. In order for a pearl to be a pearl, the process takes YEARS to develop and when it’s ready to come out of the shell, it will.

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A fire escape and a father’s love story

A fire escape and a father’s love story

Sixty-four years ago, my dad could have given up. Instead, he climbed.

By Bob Brody
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Monday, June 16, 2014, 4:00 AM

The 23-year-old man who would become my father was in the Bronx climbing up a fire escape. He was there on an afternoon in 1950 to surprise the 21-year-old woman who would become my mother.

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Actress Marlee Matlin talks about her work with the Billion Words March with global TV site Viki.com to help...

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