To Fight, or to Surrender by: Esther Klein, retired educational supervisor, currently a victim of ALS

pr general helping hand saving from drowningMy son Ahrele moved to Beitar, and I am planning on attending the housewarming party. I am planning… but my family has other plans. I announce my intentions and immediately receive the typical reactions: Mommy, why do you have to travel out there? It’s a big effort for you. Just call him up.

I consider their words. Why fight all day? You don’t feel well – enough, give up. Surrender to harsh reality. The overwhelming majority of A.L.S. patients in my condition are hospitalized in wards for terminal patients, waiting silently for…. And I, I keep fighting all day. I fight because I want to continue…to continue giving. But the ALS is a potent enemy and me? I’m just a weak soldier. Continue reading To Fight, or to Surrender by: Esther Klein, retired educational supervisor, currently a victim of ALS

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A Special Thank You

To the wonderful organization, Ezer Mizion, and the esteemed supporters,

I want to thank and express my deep appreciation to Ezer Mizion, an organization that contributes so much to very many families coping with the challenge of raising a special child.

Ezer Mizion’s summer camp program is the long-awaited time of joy for my daughter Rachel Nechama. pr summerAll year long, Rachel Nechama, a Down’s Syndrome child, talks of Ezer Mizion. She waits breathlessly for the moment the next vacation will begin, and with it, Ezer Mizion’s unique summer retreat.

It fills her with so much joie de vivre enabling her to feel good about herself and progress further when the school year begins again. Continue reading A Special Thank You

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