December ASL Shabbat Service 

Join us for the next online ASL Shabbat Service that will be led by alumni members of Gallaudet University's Phi Kappa Zeta Sorority.

Register today at this link. This service, presented in American Sign Language, will be voice interpreted and captioned.

To obtain a Zoom meeting link. Zoom will not admit anyone who has not yet registered for a meeting link after the service begins. Each person will receive a confirmation email with a unique link. 

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We thank our donors for supporting ASL Shabbat Coalition. It is because of your donations that we have been able to continue to offer virtual ASL Shabbat services every month.

To donate, go to to fill out the form and then select "ASL Shabbat Coalition" as one of the two options.

Birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions, and yahrzeit are all opportunities for you to support our holy and sacred community (Kehillah Kedoshah) during the ASL Shabbat service.

Email us the full name of the person you wish to remember or honor that we could list on slides no later than 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, December 7, 2022, by email, at


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Special thanks go to UJA-Federation of New York for their financial support.


This event is made possible through a collaborative effort of three organizations that comprise the ASL Shabbat Coalition (ASC): Hillel at GallaudetJewish Deaf Congress, and the Jewish Deaf Resource Center.

Special recognition goes to the Academy for Jewish Religion in partnership with JDRC for training interpreters and Deaf prayer leaders to meaningfully interpret prayers into ASL.


Hillel @ Gallaudet promotes inclusive Jewish educational, religious, social, cultural, and communal activities at Gallaudet University by creating opportunities for diverse expressions of Jewish life among students.


Jewish Deaf Congress (JDC) is 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.

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Jewish Deaf Resource Center, a pluralistic national 501(C3) nonprofit organization, builds bridges between Jews who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the individuals and organizations which serve the wider Jewish community. We do this through advocacy, sharing communication access solutions, educating, giving guidance on inclusive public policy and practices, partnerships, providing resources, and presenting training sessions.

Jewish Deaf Resource Center P.O. Box 318 Hartsdale, NY 1053| Website