The Fall Events & Special Programs!

✨The Fall Events & Special Programs! ✨

Lecture: “The History of Deaf Jews in Germany from 1848-1933”

Lecturer: Mark Zaurov

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm EST | 4:00 – 5:30 pm PST
Fee: Members Free and Non-Member – $25
Where: Online – Zoom

Please register here at https://jewishdeafcongress.org/events (https://jewishdeafcongress.org/event/the-history-of-deaf-jews-in-germany-from-1850-1933/)

Lecture Description: This lecture explores the often overlooked history of the Deaf Jewish community in Europe, with a focus on Germany, from the period following the March Revolution of 1848 until the tragic events leading to the destruction of the Deaf Jewish world through the rise of National Socialism in 1933. Attendees will gain insights into the emergence of Deaf Jewish infrastructure, the establishment of the Association of Deaf Jews in Germany in 1896, and the formation of the World Association of Deaf Jews in 1931. The lecture will shed light on the challenges and triumphs of this vibrant community while paying tribute to their resilience in the face of adversity. Join us for an enlightening journey through a remarkable chapter of history that intertwines Deaf and Jewish identities in Germany.

Lecture: “Creating A Jewish Life That Matters”

Lecturer: Marina Fanshteyn

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm EST | 4:00 – 5:30 pm PST
Fee: Members Free and Non-Member – $25
Where: Online – Zoom

Please register here at https://jewishdeafcongress.org/events (https://jewishdeafcongress.org/event/creating-a-jewish-life-that-matters/)

Lecture Description: The lecture titled “Creating A Jewish Life That Matters” is a compelling and inspiring talk by authors Manis Friedman and Rivka Goldstein. They explore the key elements of leading a meaningful Jewish life in the modern world. Touching on themes such as identity, tradition, family, ethics, and personal growth. In addition to the lecture, Marina Fanshteyn shares her personal life experiences that have been profoundly impacted by the wisdom and teachings found in the book.

Marina’s contribution adds a unique and relatable perspective to the lecture. Through her stories and insights, she demonstrates how the principles discussed in the book have played a significant role in shaping her Jewish journey. Marina’s presence enriches the overall lecture, providing a human touch and further inspiring attendees to discover the value and relevance of creating a Jewish life that truly matters. Her journey of growth, challenges, and transformation reinforces the powerful message of the lecture, encouraging others to embark on their path toward a more purposeful and fulfilling Jewish life.

Visual description: The header reads “ASL Shabbat Gathering.” The photograph shows multiple rows of trees with many orange fall leaves on branches and on the ground.

At the footer of the image, there are four lines. The first line reads “Friday, October 13, 2023” with the next line giving the times, 7 PM EST, 6:00 PM CST, 5:00 PM MST, 4:00 PM PST, for the ASL Shabbat Gathering. The third line notes that it is “In collaboration with partners of the ASL Shabbat Coalition.” The fourth line features logo images from three Jewish Deaf organizational partners: Hillel at Gallaudet, Jewish Deaf Congress and Jewish Deaf Resource Center.

The ASL Shabbat Gathering, led by Deaf lay leaders in American Sign Language, will be captioned and voice-interpreted.

Register today at:

https://tinyurl.com/mvndbvvd (https://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001TxUle4kW6Cvst0MGASq79ALJe9g_Mt6BVYq3VhxR53NJaiYMQRZTd5LQD3PnZCAR1_MtUOmhp_9Kw_edw1PgviXCzxiougCoMgzTQmjrKCrgcO1zQwDRrHkS0pg-nXapKxmmHgo0tTjhDCsn9_TMzw==&c=Fj7GGjjjeyrAR6O-Fc7uiK_TWeJiFNAI7ftYMDZFajlwqNDvvLYmrA==&ch=HdoGD5jO3nV3gLE8rwZrH73sMT5LuWfN58n–NzJUBYGUjG6oBk4Vw==)

For more information and to request to be on the email list, contact us at [email protected] (mailto:[email protected]) .
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There is time to join the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program starting on
Sunday, October 8, 2023, at 1 pm EST/ 12 pm CST/ 10 am PST.
Click Here for more info on Bar/Bat/Bnai Mitzvah Program (https://jewishdeafcongress.org/event/a-bar-bat-bnai-mitzvah-journey-program-in-asl/)

The Israel Trip is SOLD OUT!
If you wish to join the Israel trip, add your name to the waiting list.
Go to JDC’s website; see the button below.

Reserve spot on the waiting list for JDC Immersive Israel Trip (https://jewishdeafcongress.org/event/jdc-israel-trip/)