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.
Join us at Gallaudet for an insightful and interactive family program as we explore Israel's captivating history, from its ancient
This is a multi-city live streaming and in-person celebration!
For more than 3,000 years, Jews have inhabited the land of Israel. Sometimes our population there was minuscule, and sometimes
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
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