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Save A Child’s Heart Improves Worldwide Pediatric Care

2 months ago

Save A Child’s Heart is Israel’s largest international humanitarian organization. SACH improves pediatric care in developing countries around the world by performing heart surgery on children in Israel and by doing medical missions to developing countries. SACH also trains medical…

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No Selfies at the Holocaust Memorial, Please

2 months ago

[Photo: A photo taken by the author of the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin] “How much of the Holocaust do you want on this trip?” I asked my boyfriend while planning our trip to Berlin last November. This alarmingly point-blank question…

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Donating My Kidney

2 months ago

More than a year ago, I made one of the most consequential decisions of my life: more important than pursuing a course of doctoral studies, or becoming a social justice activist, or even being ordained as a rabbi. I wanted…

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Cutting the Cords of Toxic Relationships

3 months ago

[Photo: “Release” by Sophia] When Facebook gave me the opportunity to post my favorite reflections from 2016, I hit delete. 2016 is one year I would prefer not to revisit. Like many women, I found myself triggered by the avalanche of…

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Confessions of a Cancer Caregiver

3 months ago

[Photo: Amanda and her late husband on their wedding day] I was 28 years old when my fiancé was diagnosed with colon cancer. We headed into the emergency room just two months before our wedding, he was having pain I…