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Rabbi Mordechai Shuchatowitz
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Jewish Laws on Deaf Issues

Personal Background And Family Life

Meet Rabbi Mordechai Shuchatowitz...born in Brockton, Massachusetts the son of an educator who traveled around to many cities and states developing Jewish Day Schools. Years passed and the family settled in Baltimore, Maryland where Mordechai currently lives with his wife and his children. About seventeen years ago, the first of his four hearing impaired children was born. Thus, Rabbi Shuchatowitz took on a personal interest and started networking with others within the Deaf World. As a student of Ner Israel Rabbinic College Kollel, Mordechai began researching the Halachat pursuits of Jewish legal interests relating to the Jewish Deaf community. Mordechai spent countless hours researching, forming discussion groups and parent meetings to discuss his concerns and findings.

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Jewish Deaf Business

Gary Meyer
Insurance Agent

375 Woodcliff Drive, 2nd floor
Fairport, N.Y. 14450
800/603-4769
800/603-5665
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
http://www.dhhinsurance.com

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Gary Meyer
Insurance Agent


Gary Meyer, 43 years old, grew up in Illinois, received his bachelor's and master's degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. His bachelors was in Accounting and masters degree in Human Resources training. He is married to Kathy Dollinger and they have two children, Ashley 14 and Jonathon 10.

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High Holiday Services Around the World

EREV ROSH HASHANA - SEPT 29th Friday Evening
FIRST DAY OF ROSH HASHANA - SEPT 30th Saturday
SECOND DAY OF ROSH HASHANA - OCT 1st Sunday
EREV YOM KIPPUR & KOL NIDRE - OCT 8th Sunday Evening
YOM KIPPUR & YIZKOR - OCT 9th Monday

NEW YORK, N.Y.
Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, New York City's Lesbian and Gay Synagogue, will hold several interpreted services this holiday season. All services are free of charge. Interpreters will be Kathy Diamond and Debbie Matthews.

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Hadassah Convention

Deaf Guests Present Program During National Hadassah Convention
Actress Marlee Matlin, and Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe, associate rabbi of Temple Adat Elohim, were among the participants of the Reception/Workshop for the Jewish Deaf on Sunday, July 16, 2000, the opening day of the 86th Hadassah National Convention at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
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Issues

This Month's Video

A Purim ABC ASL Story

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