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19 November 2017 - 1 Kislev 5778 - א' כסלו ה' אלפים תשע"ח
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One to One Interview
Amy Tadelis providing a link to hope and healing Print E-mail

 In April of 2001, I was a normal, healthy twenty-eight year old woman.  I was living in New York, had a fantastic husband, a great career…life was good.  Then, one morning, I felt a lump in my breast while I was showering.  I assumed it was nothing, but phoned my doctor just to be certain.  He said to me, “Sweetie, you are twenty-eight years old, you have nothing to worry about. 

Make an appointment for a sonogram and come see me in a few weeks”.

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Jill Samelson's lessons from the heart Print E-mail

What started with the need to educate their own children will soon grow into a foundation designed to aid special needs children throughout Asia.

Jill and David Samelson, members of Hong Kong’s Jewish community, founded the Children’s Institute of Hong Kong (TCIHK) in 2005.  TCIHK is a non-profit school dedicated to providing quality education for students with special needs who currently are not capable of being mainstreamed.

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Abraham Israel hungry to make a difference Print E-mail

Abraham Israel was a successful accountant turned businessman who made a good living making shoes in China. He made aliyah. One day, he helped a woman – a total stranger – cross a busy street.

The woman needed more than a little help. As it turned out, “R” had multiple sclerosis. When Israel had gotten her across the street, he felt he needed to help her up to her flat. When they arrived there, he was shocked by its emptiness. R had no food.

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