Jewish Deaf Congress (JDC) functions as an inclusive and accessible Jewish Deaf national organization, network and resource center, rooted in Judaism and Deaf experiences, cultures and values of lifelong Jewish learning to discover, connect and flourish.
*Deaf includes Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened individuals and their families.
Deaf people of all ages and their families, rabbis, synagogue lay leaders, and service providers, wishing to learn about and engage in Jewish beliefs, practices, and heritages of modern Judaism.
We aim to uplift and inspire Deaf people with meaningful learning and connections, and to enrich spiritual lives through discovery and exploration of Judaism.
Welcome to Our Community
A virtual and visual Learning Community making Judaism relevant, meaningful and joyful in our own language!
Celebrate holidays, festivals, lifecycle events and more, in-person or virtually near and far.
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS NOW!
October 7-9, 2022
We are honored and delighted to offer you an opportunity to register now for the exciting and transformative Jewish Deaf Congress summit at the Pearlstone Retreat Center near Baltimore, October 7-9, 2022.
Interested and committed to a vital, viable, and vibrant future for the Jewish Deaf Community?
Have ideas and visions for Stronger Leadership and Deaf-Centric Jewish Learning for all ages?
Please join us at this exciting JDC Revival Summit!
Early Bird Registration by August 15th: $375 P/P Double Occupancy - Includes 2-night lodging, (6) organic kosher meals, Shabbat services, (8) Sessions & Roundtable Discussions, Dancing, Campfire With S'mores, Storytelling, Wine & Sheese Social Night, and Board Elections.
Space is limited! Prices go up by $50 after August 15th!
Please complete the registration form at your earliest convenience inasmuch as space is limited. The registration fee of $375 per person includes all the JDC summit program activities, 6 delicious kosher meals, 2 nights of lodging, and double occupancy. You can include the name of your preferred roommate on the form or ask us to assign you a roommate. Again, the sooner you register, the better since space is limited. Click here to download the event flyer.
We hope to see you at this groundbreaking summit! United, we grow like the olive trees in Israel.
Location: 5425 Mt. Gilead Rd, Reisterstown, MD 21136
Summit Schedule: https://schedule.tiiny.site/
Check out our events
Learn from Deaf rabbis, leaders, authors, artists and/or entrepreneurs to be Jewish sharing their experiences to inspire you!
Small group themed gatherings and special interest groups of Jewish Deaf of all walks of life meet virtually on monthly basis.
(For example, meet-greet singles, teens and families, mahjong games, Shabbat experiences, and many more)
Special Thanks To Our Sponsors!
Jewish Virtual Learning
Educational modules on Jewish traditions, heritage, and culture in ASL.
🌟 Shabbat at Home
🌟 Jewish Holidays and Festivals
🌟 Jewish Lifecycle events
🌟 Torah Study
🌟 Jewish Spirituality
🌟 Jewish Traditions and History
Learn-in Depth, Get Answers, Find Meaning!
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