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JDCC’s High Holiday Service

JDCC's Annual Rosh Hashana Services
Rosh Hashana is a holiday marking the first day of the Jewish New Year. It marks the beginning of the ten days of repentance which commences with Yom Kippur. We would like to welcome everyone to join the Jewish Deaf Community in celebrating the Jewish New Year.

JDCC's Guest Speaker
Guest speaker is Erick Posnerof North Hollywood, CA. He has Bachelors and Masters in Geography from California State University, Northridge and is currently working in the Los Angeles Unified School District as Boundary Coordinator. His Jewish background includes religious school at Temple Beth Solomon of the Deaf, and had a bar mitzvah.

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Deaf Program at Camp Hakayitz

Camp Hakayitz, a Jewish Orthodox Camp located in Skokie, Illinois offered a new program for deaf campers to join them for a month on July 4th through August 2nd for students grade 7th through 12th.

This camp was the only one of its kind in the United States and drew campers from as close as Skokie and as far away as France and all of them were deaf.

A young Skokie man, Daniel Chernoff, was the leader for the four-week camp, which was part of Yeshivas Hakayitz, the regular summer camp at Hebrew Theological College (HTC) in Skokie.

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A Purim ABC ASL Story

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