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Sholom gives back to people at both ends of the age
spectrum. He brings his kind personality and dedication to his job at the
Chicago Children's Museum, where he helps children find joy through play. When
the Museum closed during the pandemic, Sholom--described as both patient and
resilient--found a way to assist seniors when he took a job at the Chicago
Mitzvah Campaign. He helped seniors get to doctor appointments, bought and
delivered groceries to people in need, and packaged Shabbat meals. As the
pandemic wanes, he continues to brighten seniors' days by serving lunch with a
Outside of work, he volunteers with Yachad, the National Jewish
Council for Disabilities, and is noted for never seeing his cognitive disability
as an obstacle to having a productive and happy life. He is also a member of
Khal Chassidim and Bnei Ruven and enjoys hosting Shabbat dinners for his
He, Him, His
I have two part-time jobs-- Play and
Learning Facilitator at the Chicago Children's Museum and Senior Center
Assistant at the Chicago Mitzvah Campaign
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 10 WORDS OR LESS:
I am a caring person with a strong commitment to
family, faith and community.
A JEW WHO INSPIRES YOU:
The Lubavitcher Rebbe
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