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Argentina Deaf Jewish Community

argentina-02Communidad Bel El in Buenos Aires, Argentina is seeking financial contributions to continue its recent efforts to accommodate Deaf Argentina Jews. The country is currently experiencing economical upheaval with 20% unemployment in a country that has a population of 32 million people, 250,000 of them are Jewish.

The first wave of Jewish immigration came from Spain in 1492 and then western Europe, especially France, during the mid-1880's. Argentina's first president, Bernardino Rivadavia who abolished the Inquisition created an atmosphere of tolerance, freedom and respect for human rights. The first Jewish wedding on record was held in Buenos Aires in 1860 and the first minyan for High Holiday Services was held in 1892.


Jewish Deaf Business


Myrna & Phil Aiello
11410-P Georgia Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902
Voice: 301/942-9766
Fax: 301/942-9110
TTY/Voice: 301/942-9769
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Our Jewish Hearing Friends in Our Deaf Circle

moogJean Sachar Moog
The Moog Center for Deaf Education

Jean Sachar Moog had a dream of building a children's castle in a forest! Having founded and currently director of The Moog Center for Deaf Education, the architects made her dream possible and the castle officially opened its doors last October, 2000. The Moog Center for Deaf Education is an oral program located in St Louis, Missouri.


Tisha B’Av

tisha Around July or August every year, depending on the Jewish Calendar, is a sad holiday called Tisha B'Av. This is a one-day holiday where people fast to remember when the first and second Temples in Jerusalem were destroyed. This holiday takes place on the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av and is a national Jewish day of mourning.

In the afternoon the day before the fast it is customary to eat a hard-boiled egg sprinkled with ashes as a symbol of mourning.


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