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The Lego Man

A garbage truck stops and its driver jumps out. He had noticed a familiar car on the road. He reaches into his pocket, pulls out a generous bill he had been saving, hands it to Maor Cohen and, in seconds he is back at his job. “What’ s this?” Maor call s out. “For the …

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Because of You!

September 2020 – BONE MARROW DONOR REGISTRY ACTIVITY SUMMARYIn August 2020:33 transplants, 29 of these from donor pools3,697 total transplants Transplant CountriesAustralia, Austria, Chile, Germany, Greece, Israel, Poland, UK, USA Donor Pool Countries Brazil, Canada, Israel, Mexico, UK, USA

Think!

“Think, everyone, think!” she cried out. “There has to be something! Something we can do even in the midst of corona.” We all sat there. We’re normally a creative bunch but the ideas were just not coming.  Every year we hosted a retreat for families dealing with cancer. It was the highlight of the year …

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Two Letters/ Two Sides

A volunteer of grandfather vintage writes: I went out today to distribute food. With lots of energy and good will, I came to collect the packages and got a list. Third floor, fourth floor, etc. No elevators. Ah, occasionally there was a ground floor… Do I need to go up or do they come down? …

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An Angel Departs

We all have learned the words way back in primary grades. We heard the stories.  We know it’s true. We know whatever Hashem does is for our good. But do we really know it? Inside, where it counts? Miriam A’H really did. Miriam fought the battle with cancer for five years. During that time she …

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A Lego Maniac Mitzvah Project By Michele Justic Taken with permission from Five Towns Jewish Times

It all began with a video. I don’t believe too many positive stories begin this way, but I’m proud to say this one does. This was an Ezer Mizion video of IDF Major Maor Cohen’s special mission for nine years: to help children with cancer escape into the world of Lego. His message spoke to …

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Flying High

Flying 35,000 feet above the Atlantic Ocean is not an easy job! Ofer had already spent 17 years as a fighter pilot in the IDF. In 2003 he left the reserves and joined El-Al full time. “Most people don’t realize that being a pilot is a very dangerous profession. When you know it is dangerous, …

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