German and Israeli researchers test novel titanium-air battery

Useful when compact size is important or in large-scale stationary storage systems

Israel’s Sign Now is changing the lives of deaf people

The Israeli company provides on-demand sign language, and even provided sign language services to FIFA for the World Cup.

30 hearing-impaired youth celebrate Bar, Bat Mitzvahs in new initiative

The Wednesday event started at Beit Knesset Nitzanim in Jerusalem’s Baka neighborhood and then continued into the Old City for a tour and ceremony at the Western Wall.

Jewish-American deaf teacher in Israel breaks through mask barrier

Masa Teaching Fellow Giselle Nissenbaum is deaf and relied on lip reading in her classes. But when COVID-19 forced people to wear masks, she started teaching sign language.


Technion researchers print a functional ear implant

This new creation will hopefully prove useful for children born with microtia, a condition that results in underdeveloped, small or malformed ears at birth.

Celebrating ‘CODA’s inclusiveness

Even before its Oscar and SAG wins, CODA received the Ruderman Foundation’s Seal of Authentic Representation award

Can the deaf and hard of hearing understand sound through touch?

Herzliya researchers have developed a unique technology that uses the sense of touch to help understand speech and sound.

Radio host goes on hiatus after insulting MK for being deaf

The comments made by Yossi Ben-Atar not only hurt her, but "a community of about 800,000 people, women and children, deaf and hard of hearing, who were ridiculed."

MK Shirley Pinto delivers first ever Knesset speech in sign language

In her debut speech, Shirley Pinto, the first deaf MK in the history of Israel, explained that she represents disabled people in Israel.

First deaf MK sworn in to Knesset, 13 new legislators join parliament

Deaf MK Shirley Pinto, an advocate for empowering people with disabilities, has cultivated a successful career supporting those in need.

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