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Hebrew Seminary of the Deaf in Skokie is about to ordain three new rabbis...

ChicagoNewsBy Pauline Dubkin Yearwood
The Chicago Jewish News Online

Hebrew Seminary of the Deaf in Skokie is about to ordain three new rabbis. All are women. One is the daughter of one of Chicago's best-known and


Mezzuzah ceremony at Gallaudet President's House





Steve Brenner with Washington Society of Jewish Deaf (WSJD) announced that a mezzuzah presentation ceremony was held at House #1, the home on campus of Gallaudet University president T. Alan Hurwitz on June 13th.


Introducing Israel to the Deaf and Hearing Impaired

Hana Levi Julian

The Orthodox Union has created a new program to introduce one of the smallest minorities that exists among the Jewish People to Israel– that of the deaf and hearing-impaired. However, at least 20 people are needed to make it a reality.


Deaf kids celebrate bar mitzvah ceremony in Jerusalem

temple1Ynetnews, Published: 06.10.10, 07:49

Council of Young Israel Rabbis in Judaic Heritage Program for Deaf and Hearing Impaired holds annual right of passage ceremony for 52 deaf, hearing impaired children after months of training

The Council of Young Israel Rabbis in Israel's Judaic Heritage Program for Israel's Deaf and Hearing Impaired (JHPIDHI) held its annual bar and bat mitzvah ceremony late last month.