Outreach Director Jeffrey Dunefsky

Jeffrey Dunefsky, a New York native, received his Jewish education at PS 47. He later transferred to Lexington School for the Deaf. At this school, he attended a class once a week to study Judaism and had a bar mitzvah.

As a member of WSJD for over 25 years, he has held different positions on the Board of Directors. He served as its treasurer from 1986-1988, vice president from 1988-1992, and member at large from 1996-1997. He took on active roles in WSJD over the years by assisting in the development of its programs, such as high holy day services. 

For the 2016-2019 term, he currently is one of the three Directors on the WSJD Board of Directors with a focus on Outreach. He also is member at large for the Jewish Deaf Congress (JDC) and is assisting its Board of Directors in the planning of the 2017 conference. 

He earned his associate of applied science degree in medical lab technology from NTID and a bachelor of science degree in biology from Gallaudet University. He has a son and daughter.