The Knesset cheered and gave a standing ovation after Israel’s first deaf Knesset member gave a speech in sign language!
Disability-rights activist Shirley Pinto from the Yemina party became Israel’s first deaf member of the Knesset in June.
This past week, Pinto gave her first speech to the Knesset – all in sign language!
Afterwards, the Knesset erupted into cheers and applause with many Knesset members using the sign for clapping.
What a beautiful way to end such a historic speech!
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