The Deafin Israel use the Israeli sign language. A few interpreters for the Deafuse American or Russian sign language as there are many immigrants in Israel who would not understand the Israeli one. Few Israelis speak American Sign Language well.
Regarding Deafeducation in Israel, oral methods are used as well as sign language. Cochlear implants are used which are electronic and enable the Deafperson to hear sounds better. These have become well liked in Israel.
The Deafin Israel are equal to others by law. They have access to higher education but first must be permitted by the Ministry of Health. Finding work can be difficult for them though.
In marriage, the Deafin Israel must check with the rabbi first before being allowed to marry, that everything is satisfactory. Deaf people can divorce but if a man becomes Deafafter marriage he may not be allowed to divorce.
Regarding conversion to Judaism, the Deafmust be checked by the rabbis first to see if the conversion will be allowed. There are several Associations in Israel who help the Deafwith their different needs.
* Pray that the deaf in Israel will come to Jesus Christ who does not restrict them
coming to Him.
* Pray that deaf interpreters who are Christians will help lead them to Salvation.
* Pray that the Israeli deaf like other Jews will read Psalm 22, Isaiah 53 and the New Testament and come to Salvation through this.
|Profile Source: Anonymous|
|Primary Language||Israeli Sign Language|
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|People Groups||Speaking Israeli Sign Language|
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