Resources

Directories | Jewish Organizations | Jewish Deaf Organizations | News Sources

Directories

JConnect — Everything Jewish in Greater Washington
http://jconnect.org/
One place where you can go to find information on everything Jewish in the Greater Washington community. JConnects includes both a Directory of Jewish organizations and calendar of events.

Libraries in Metro Washington Area
http://montgomerycountymd.libguides.com/arealibraries
This site lists all types of libraries in the metro Washington area, including a Judaic library. Many libraries have materials on Jewish literature, Jewish culture and heritage, and other Jewish topics.

Jewish Organizations

AISH
http://www.aish.com
Aish offers every Jew the opportunity to discover his heritage in an atmosphere of open inquiry and mutual respect.

Chabad
http://www.chabad.org/
Chabad-Lubavitch is a philosophy, a movement, and an organization. The word Chabad is a Hebrew acronym for the three intellectual faculties of chochmah—wisdom, binah—comprehension and da’at—knowledge.

Jewish Reconstructionist Federation
http://jrf.org/about
JRF contributes to the Jewish people by promoting innovation rooted in Jewish tradition and supporting meaningful Jewish life in community.

Orthodox Union
http://www.ou.org/
The mission of the Orthodox Union is to advance, strengthen, and lead the Orthodox Jewish Community, and inspire the greater Jewish community.

Partnership in Jewish Life and Learning (PJLL)
http://www.pjll.org
PJLL is a non-profit, communal agency that serves as a catalyst for innovation and transformation in Jewish educational and identity building experiences for people of all ages throughout the Greater Washington area.

Union for Reform Judaism
http://urj.org/
Learn what defines Reform Judaism and about the people and organizations that comprise the Reform Movement.

United Synagogue of Conservation Judaism
http://usci.org/index1.html
The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism is a community of kehillot — sacred communities — committed to a dynamic Judaism that is learned and passionate, authentic and pluralistic, joyful and accessible, egalitarian or traditional.

Jewish Deaf Organizations

Hillel: Organization for Jewish Campus Life at Gallaudet University

Jewish Deaf Community Center (Ca.)
http://www.jdcc.org/
JDCC promotes individual growth, social awareness, productivity and equality, by empowering deaf and hard of hearing persons to be full participants in the Jewish community at large.

Jewish Deaf Congress, Inc.
http://www.jewishdeafcongress.org/
JDC’s mission is to provide religious, cultural, and educational experiences, primarily for Jewish Deaf people in North America through its biennial conferences.

Jewish Deaf Resource Center (NY)
http://www.jdrc.org/
DRC builds bridges between Jews who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing and the individuals and organizations which serve the Jewish community throughout North America.

Our Way
http://www.njcd.org/njcd/story/25419/C1142
Our Way for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing was established in 1969 and is dedicated to providing resources, services, and social programming for the Jewish population with hearing issues.

News Sources – Israel

Daily Alert
http://www.dailyalert.org/

The Jerusalem Post
http://www.jpost.com/

Haaretz
http://www.haaretz.com/

Israeli News Now
http://www.israelinewsnow.com/

Ynet News.com
http://www.ynetnews.com/home/0,7340,L-3083,00.html