UPDATE: Sara Leah continues to undergo treatments. Her parents had to take her to the U.S., leaving their other young children behind, getting shuffled between relatives. They are incurring substantial expenses so we are once again turning to you….Read More
Imagine what it must be like for a young mother to be chronically ill for decades. Shulamit M is just 46, but she has been sick since she was in her 20’s with a severe case of Fibromyalgia. It has manifested itself in constant, excruciating joint pains, extreme weakness and tremors.Read More
Air-conditioning makes the summer bearable, and while some may consider it a luxury, most of us take it for granted.
Yet for little Rivka it is a matter of life and death! Rivka was born with Down’s Syndrome, and since her birth she has had too many close calls.
Eliyahu K. of Beit Shemesh worked hard to support his family until he was diagnosed with cancer. Then his wife Raila was put on complete bedrest. Now, neither parent is available for their children. With both parents out of commission, how will they get by?Read More
Mordechai, father of a large family, has learned firsthand what it’s like to juggle life’s ups and downs in rapid succession. Six months ago, he experienced a significant down. He had been feeling extremely weak and tests revealed Mordechai had a cancerous tumor….Read More
On a bright, sunny Thursday in January, 4 year old Malka, sat and played happily with her brand new sister, singing to her and laughing. By Friday, she could not speak, walk or understand anything that was happening around her. Results revealed an autoimmune disease.Read More
Aharon and Esther W. are not sure what the future holds for their special daughter. Tzipora must always be on a soft surface or wear a helmet because at any moment she can fall down and hit her head when trying to walk, or she may experience an unexpected but powerful seizure.Read More
“There is no love like a mother’s love”. That was painfully illustrated when we first met Yehuda’s mother, as she tearfully contacted us, looking for help for her son. Yehuda is a devoted, dedicated husband and father. Just 26 years old, Yehuda and his wife Feigie live with their 3 children…Read More
A Tragic Update: Baruch Dayan Emes. R’ Avner Z. passed away this morning… What must go through children’s minds as they watch their vibrant mother slowly deteriorate from a chronic disease? What happens when their father starts fading away….Read More
After tragedy struck, the K. family of Ofakim hoped they would never have to endure another one. But a month ago, the diagnosis came in: Fourteen month old Batsheva’s brain had stopped functioning. What appeared to be a standard virus was apparently not standard at all.Read More