An elderly deaf man died of cancer in April without knowing his diagnosis after three Long Island facilities failed to provide him and his deaf children with accommodations like sign language interpreters, a lawsuit alleges.
Photo: Shown in a family photo, Alfred Weinrib and his two children Lance Weinrib, of North Babylon, and Melinda Weinrib, of Deer Park. (Credit: Weinrib Family)
By Anav Silverman Anav Silverman San Diego Jewish World
JERUSALEM – It was an unusual sight on Friday night at Judaism’s most sacred site, the Western Wall. Around the blue-and-white Israeli flag, waving over the multitudes of Sabbath prayer-goers, a group of young adults were holding hands and dancing – in complete silence.
Photo: Deaf Jews pose for a photo during Israel tour (Photo: Anav Silverman)
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In many ways, Yehoshua Soudakoff is a typical 22-year-old Chabad yeshivah student. Recently ordained after years of intensive Judaic studies in Canada and the United States, the California-born Soudakoff has served Jewish communities as a rabbinic intern, and shares Torah thoughts and inspiration on Chabad.org, as well as on his own website.