Deaf in West Bank / Gaza





Largest Religion

Main Language


Patrick Speaks

Introduction / History

In the West Bank, the social stigma of being Deaf is a lot less than it once was. Education has improved for Deaf children and when they learn they learn well. Deaf schools are usually funded by NGOs and charities. More well-trained staff is needed.

There are more opportunities for education for the Deaf in Gaza than in the West Bank. The Mustafa Sadeq School gives free education and travelling help for the Deaf in Gaza.

Opportunities for education in primary and secondary schools are improving but university education and finding work is very difficult for the Deaf. Employment chances are improving however and there are now workshops for the Deaf.

Arabic Sign Language is used in Palestine. Islam is the main religion.

Prayer Points

* Pray that the Deaf in Palestine are well looked after.
* Pray that God gives them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Deaf
People Name in Country Deaf
Population in West Bank / Gaza 0
World Population Unknown
Countries 216
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names
Affinity Bloc Deaf
People Cluster Deaf
People Name General Deaf
Ethnic Code
People ID 19007
Country West Bank / Gaza
Region Middle East and North Africa
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 26  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Language Unknown
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Language Unknown
For Primary Language: Language Unknown

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.10 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
10.00 %
0.00 %
88.00 %
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
1.0 %
2.0 %
56.0 %
Other Christian
13.0 %
4.0 %
Roman Catholic
24.0 %
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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