JUF Executive Vice President Jay Tcath delivered the following remarks at Chicago’s Yom Hazikaron ceremony on May 10
I also saw much interest and curiosity as our mini-bus traversed Israel with its conspicuous “Torah Yoga in Hiking Boots” sign.
In just three hours of treatment, with no incisions and no anesthesia, a patient's 10-year battle with Parkinson's tremors ended. The patient, a 65-year-old Israeli baker, then stood up, walked to another room, and served her doctors some cake.
In early February, 40 men from the Chicago area went to Budapest, Hungary’s capital and largest city, and Israel on the 14th annual Nachshon leadership mission.
There are seldom enough donor organs available for patients who need them, leading to excruciating waitlists, and sometimes, tragic outcomes.