Jewish Deaf Organizations in D.C, Maryland, and Virginia
Washington Society of Jewish Deaf (D.C)
WSJD is an organization of, by, and for deaf and hard of hearing residents in the Greater Washington, DC, area, including Northern Virginia and Maryland.
Jewish Advocates for Deaf Education (Baltimore)
JADE advocates for the inclusion of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing by encouraging anyone running a Jewish community event to offer an interpreter by adding this line to promotional materials:
“A sign language or oral interpreter is available upon request one week prior to the event”. They run a Jewish Intepreter Fund and a Jewish Captioning Initiative.