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Dr. Beth Benedict gets Antonia Brancia Maxon Award


Dr Beth Benedict. Photo by Chloe Canela

Dr. Beth Benedict, a professor in the Department of Communication Studies, was named the 2010 winner of the Antonia Brancia Maxon Award for EHDI Excellence on March 1.


Language in silence Deaf, Jewish mime onstage at Gallaudet


Wednesday, March 10, 2010
by Lisa Traiger
Arts Correspondent,
Washington Jewish Week




It took a chance television program to spark Maxim Fomitchev's imagination, inspiring him in what has become his life's work. The Russian-born performer, a mime, who also writes and teaches, remembers as a 13-year-old watching a famous mime on television.


A Special Shabbos in Norfolk, Virginia

Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper of Torah Jewry
On February 19-20, Norfolk, Virginia, hosted a very special Shabbaton for a very special organization. Our Way, an outreach organization for the Jewish deaf, is a division of the National Jewish Council for Disabilities and an agency of the Orthodox Union. Rabbi Eliezer Lederfeind is its devoted leader. Intrigued by the concept of an outreach Shabbaton for the deaf, I was determined to find out more about the organization and the people involved in it.


RIT/NTID Mourns Ellie Rosenfield


Rosenfield is remembered
as a compassionate advocate for students who are deaf or hard of hearing.

NTID News - March 8, 2010
Dr. Eleanor Rosenfield, Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services at Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf, died Sunday afternoon (March 7, 2010) in her Brighton home after a two-year battle with lymphoma. She was 57.



This Month's Video

Irina, our event coordinator, shares the exciting updates of the #DeafChanukah event in this video!

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