When the World Comes Crashing Down

I want to write a bit about Ezer Mizion, but first, I want say that no words sufficient to describe what my family and I feel about this special organization.

My name is E. and I am a

32 year-old mother of three.  A year ago I became ill with breast cancer, and my entire world came crashing down.  In the hospital I was told that there is an organization that organizes a summer camp for several days and I was asked if I want to come, together with my family. Continue reading When the World Comes Crashing Down

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Just Incredible!

I want to thank from the depths of my heart for the special summer camp that my daughter Chana’leh was privileged to attend.

This is the first time that my daughter spent time away from home overnight.  I don’t even send her to my parents or my in-laws alone for Shabbat because I can’t bear to be separated from her.

And away from home at a ten-day overnight camp?!  I will not say that it was easy.  I visited three times and if not for my husband, I would have visited every day. . . What I saw moved me and excited me. . . Your organization is incredible.  The tremendous love that the children received, the many activities, the extraordinary volunteers, everything . . . .

My daughter returned happy and full of adventures. I am speechless. . . .

May you be blessed by the Almighty every single day,

With great admiration

 

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Monique and David Haddad Host Lottie’s Kitchen Event

I’m a businessman. Thank G-d, I always have money in my pocket. I could easily buy myself lunch whenever I like. But this isn’t about a tuna fish sandwich. It’s not about lunch. It’s about caring. It’s about being there when someone else needs you. It’s about the little things like an attractive garnish on an already delicious hot meal that says: “We’re here for you. We’re connected.” pr lk pix preparing food

The eyes of Mr. Gold, a veteran entrepreneur, filled with tears. Continue reading Monique and David Haddad Host Lottie’s Kitchen Event

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The Real Thing

The Real Thing
The Real Thing

I have a good imagination. Sometimes I read about something and I can actually imagine that I am there, like the time I read about some kids spending the day at the beach. I could almost feel the waves and smell the air even though I haven’t been to the beach since I was a tiny child. Continue reading The Real Thing

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Alon Meets Uri Zohar

Sometimes it’s the inability of a child to emotionally cope with the nightmare of cancer. Sometimes it’s an elderly patient in need of dialysis who has no means of ‘getting there’. Or it may be a new mother who is not able to handle her large family due to post-partum depression orpr gen Uri Zohar1438_ne_photo_stories1_743dc perhaps a six year old child whose development is hampered by his inability to speak. Continue reading Alon Meets Uri Zohar

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Two Soldiers

Two young men joined the IDF. Two young men rose through the ranks. For one, the road was smooth. The other encountered a bump. A big bump. He was diagnosed with leukemia. Itai Chanan’s condition worsened and he was told that pr bmr 2 soldiers 1448_ne_photo_9f7c0only a bone marrow transplant would save his life. Leukemia had not been part of his plans and now he may never make any plans again. A young man, just at the threshold of adulthood, may die if a genetic match is not found in time. Continue reading Two Soldiers

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And Now There Are Three…

Four were waiting. Waiting for the genetic match to save their lives. One could wait no longer. And now there are three.

pr bmr Yosef KarchiliOn May 31, Ezer Mizion, the world’s largest Jewish bone marrow registry, held a drive in Israel. Hopefully, the new registrants will genetically match the dozens of Jewish cancer patients whose sole chance of survival is a bone marrow transplant. Continue reading And Now There Are Three…

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Too Late!

His family was desperately hoping. Yosef needed a bone marrow transplant to live and there was no genetic match currently on the database.  A drive was scheduled targetipr bmr Yosef Karchiling those of Yosef’s ethnic group. Thousands were expected to register at the drive. Perhaps one of them…The sun shone brightly on the day of the drive. The air was filled with promise. The lines were long. Thousands adjusted their schedules to help save a life. But in the hospital, it was all over. Yosef died that morning before even the first registrants could be tested. Several weeks later, a match was found. Ironically, the match was an employee at the same office that Yosef had worked.  If only,…

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu: Come Save Worlds!

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met with Rabbi Chananya Chollak, International Chairman of Ezer Mizion, and thanked him for the Ezer Mizion’s important life-saving work.

He added: “I call upon Israeli residents pr bmr netanyahu 5 12 1430_ne_photo_stories2_34492of all ethnic groups to join Ezer Mizion’s Registry, and in this way, to help save lives. Continue reading Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu: Come Save Worlds!

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