CP & All

Last week I was at the Ezer Mizion summer retreat for kids with CP. There aren’t too many fun things that I can do and I really look forward to Ezer Mizion’s fun days throughout the year. pr wheelchair gen 2I’m a teenager like any other teenager. I love to do exciting things, share good times with friends and all that. Inside I’m just like everyone else. I have opinions, I get mad and I love a good ball game. There’s just one problem. You guessed it-the CP. Continue reading CP & All

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CFC #11583

Since 2007 Ezer Mizion has been chosen as a participant in the U.S. government program’s Combined Federal Campaign that offers federal employees the opportunity of making contributions to non-profit organizations by payroll deductions. cfc logo jpeg

The campaign enables civilian, military and postal employees to make either one-time or monthly donations to benefit participating organizations. Continue reading CFC #11583

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Books Are Great but…

“Books are great,” says Matityahu Kreitman, “but I wanted to get a feel for the real thing. I’m a pre-med student and, of course, I have tons of material to learn but I was anxious to develop a real understanding of the patient and, for that, I needed real patients.” 

pr amb row 1690_ne_related_content_a_pic_4dfbeMy chance came in the summer, a perfect time to fulfill my ‘volunteer hours’. I chose Ezer Mizion’s Ambulance Division. They provide transportation for the elderly and the disabled. It’s hard for me, a young guy, to imagine. When I want to go somewhere, I just go. It’s hard to get my head around the concept of someone not being capable of getting where he has to be. Continue reading Books Are Great but…

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Can You Imagine the Joy?!

Six year old Itai has had cancer since he was a year old. Itai and his family are receiving therapy at Ezer Mizion Oranit Cancer Support Center. Just a few days ago Itai spoke his first word ever. “IMMA!” (Mommy) www.ynet.co.il/articles/0,7340,L-4419587,00.htmlpr cancer support 8 13 Itai EM therapy. 1st word 'Imma' at age 6. cancer since age 1

 

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Closing the Circle

The world turns…a trite cliché but filled with meaning for Hadas Laufer and her family. pr closing the circle Hadas Laufer1646_ne_photo_stories1_83f41Thirteen years ago, Hadas’ parents underwent a nightmare. The subject of the nightmare, three-year-old Hadas herself, was unaware the time that her young life was in danger.  Only a bone marrow transplant could save her. The search was on for a matching DNA and Ezer Mizion, the largest Jewish registry in the world, was contacted. The family held their collective breath as Ezer Mizion’s vast database was searched. And then the phone rang. Trembling, they lifted the receiver. Continue reading Closing the Circle

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Policeman Day!

Hip, hip hooray. It’s Policeman’s Day today! Campers at Ezer Mizion’s Summer Camps for Cancer Patients and their Families woke up one morning with big grins on their faces. What fun! A full day of playing policeman! Fathers were thrilled to watch their sons get a ride on a police motorcypr cancer support summer camp 2013 Policeman Daycle from the National Commander Unit. The only fly in the ointment is that they weren’t offered one themselves. Continue reading Policeman Day!

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Love Golf? Love Israel?

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Do you love golf? Do you love Israel? Caesarea Golf Club features a world championship Pete Dye course in the country you love.

Combine your passions. Join players from all over the world at Ezer Mizion’s fourth annual Golf Classic in Caesarea on November 25, 2013. Continue reading Love Golf? Love Israel?

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Dreamotherapy Partners with Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy heals the body. Dreamotherapy heals the soul. The medical profession has long discovered that the spirit of the patient has a dramatic effect on the body’s ability to fight disease. Always in the forefront of new possibilities, Ezer Mizion’s Donald Berman Rehabilitation Center maintains a ‘Make-A-Wish program for its cancer patients.  It may be a small boy experiencing  the joys of ‘being a                                                                                                   pr cancer support Amit plane ride 2013 998429_218207911665486_216592756_npoliceman for  a day’ or an elderly musician once again being on stage doing what he loves best. Recently a young boy was asked what he would like for his fourteenth birthday. With a shy, hesitant grin, he answered unequivocally, “ A plane ride!”  Continue reading Dreamotherapy Partners with Chemotherapy

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