How a Deaf Person Can Understand the Shema

Judaism's central prayer calls on us to listen, but what if you can't hear?

Rabby Darby Jared Leigh is the rabbi of Kerem Shalom synagogue in Concord, Massachusetts. He’s a former touring actor with the National Theater for the Deaf and served as a social worker for the New York Society for the Deaf. He was ordained by the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. 

In this video, Rabbi Leigh explains how a prayer about listening and hearing can be made relevant for deaf people.

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