Deaf Rally in TA "Can anyone hear me?" 370.
(photo credit: DANIELLE ZIRI)
Students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will hold a fund-raising party on
Monday to benefit the MICHA organization, which dedicates itself to assisting
and rehabilitating Israeli children and infants with hearing
The party, which will take place at the Fringe theater in
Beersheba, is being organized by students enrolled in the university’s Keren
Moshe Leadership Training Program, which promotes social and
Revenues collected from ticket, food and drink sales will be
used by MICHA to establish a fund dedicated to helping parents purchase hearing
aids for their children.
Without the headphones handed out at the party,
attendees will not be able to hear the music. This decision, organizers said,
was chosen to symbolically represent the hearing aids needed by the hearing
Since Thursday, the organizers have been handing out leaflets
and selling tickets to the party on campus. They have also been speaking to
students in order to raise awareness of MICHA Beersheba, which is the only
organization of its kind operating in the South.