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Deaf in Israel

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
17,000 Israeli Sign Language Ethnic Religions 2.04 % Unknown No No   

Deaf in Israel

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Introduction / History
The Deaf in Israel use the Israeli sign language. A few interpreters for the Deaf use 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 Deaf education in Israel, oral methods are used as well as sign language. Cochlear implants are used which are electronic and enable the Deaf person to hear sounds better. These have become well liked in Israel.

The Deaf in 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 Deaf in 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 Deaf after marriage he may not be allowed to divorce.

Regarding conversion to Judaism, the Deaf must be checked by the rabbis first to see if the conversion will be allowed. There are several Associations in Israel who help the Deaf with their different needs.

Prayer Points
* 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.

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Country: Israel
Continent: Asia
Region: Africa, North and Middle East
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
ROP3 Code: 114916
Joshua Project People ID: 19007
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 17,000
Population all Countries: 46,464,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Deaf
People Cluster: Deaf
People Name General: Deaf
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Language
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Primary Language: Israeli Sign Language
Language Code (ISO): isr    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign La (Unknown)
Total Languages: 2
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity2.04 %(Evangelical: Data not available)
Ethnic Religions75.40 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam16.70 % 
Non-Religious3.81 % 
Other / Small2.05 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 0   No evangelical Christians or churches. No access to major evangelical print, audio, visual, or human resources
 
 
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New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
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Deaf in Israel

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