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Jewish Deaf Young Adult Group

Manhattan's Young Adult Jewish Deaf has been formed by co-founders Marla Berkowitz and Naomi Brunn. MYAJD pronounced 'miyad' in Hebrew, which means NOW. MYAJD is now two years old. They currently have over 100 adult members. For more information, contact Marla at c/o New York Society for the Deaf, 817 Broadway, New York, NY 10003.

Jewish Deaf Singles Registry

Rabbi E. Lederfeind reports that the Jewish Deaf Singles Registry at NCSY currently has about 100 secular, reform, conservative and Orthodox Jewish Deaf members. "It is with thanks to G-D that we have already helped make three more Jewish marriages within the deaf community," he says. Membership is five dollars each September, and persons who were previously married are not eligible. For information, contact Rabbi Lederfeind at Our Way-NCSY, 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001-5072.

Captioned Torah Service Videotape

The Federation of Jewish Men's Club has produced a videotape on, "A Guide to the Shabbat Morning Torah Service." There is a version that has a teaching tool accessible to the hearing impaired. It provides captions and descriptions throughout, including glossary. The captioned version video is available for sale at $25.75 through the Federation of Jewish Men's Club. They can be reached at 212/749-8100 Voice.

Television Show

Alan 'SPO' Schwartz appeared on "High Incident" on April 1st as a deaf brother with Jennifer (Red Jenn) Delora (non-Jewish) as a deaf sister. The episode was called, "Women and children First." The producers was Ralph Winter with Steve Spielberg's Dreamwork's Company!

Issues

This Month's Video

The Russian Jewish Deaf Experience - Winter 2014by Jewish Deaf Camp

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