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Jewish National Fund helps to integrate young people with disabilities into the IDF

By MYRON LOVE
On Rob Berkowits’ most recent visit to Israel in February, one of the programs that most impressed the executive director of the Jewish National Fund office for Manitoba and Saskatchewan was the Israel Defense Forces’ “Special in Uniform” project which enables youth with disabilities to fulfill a dream and to be like most young Israelis that serve in the IDF.

Boys Town Jerusalem students put smiles on faces of Hadassah Hospital patients

 

An amazing transformation came over the Hadassah Hospital Mount Scopus the very minute that 50 eleventh-graders from Boys Town Jerusalem came bearing five guitars, Purim costumes and bags of holiday treats.
Although it took a full seven hours, the Boys Town troubadours managed to visit every single ward in the hospital and put countless smiles on the faces of patients of all ages.