February 13, 2016 / 4th of Adar, 5776
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    New York City has more than 500 food trucks. Boston has almost 60. And now, Israel has one. In July, the “Auto-Ochel” (or “FoodTrip”) hit the streets of Jerusalem on its first stop of a three-week run. Part food truck and part pop up, this mobile kitchen has been stopping... Read More
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      Chemotherapy heals the body. Dreamotherapy heals the soul. The medical profession has long discovered that the spirit of the patient has a dramatic effect on the body’s ability to fight disease. Always in the forefront of new possibilities, Ezer Mizion’s Donald Berman... Read More
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    by Julie Wolf   They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that's the case, then consider us flattered. About five years ago, after plenty of legwork by Malka Young, LICSW, Director of Community Impacts at JFS, and Mindee Meltzer, now the director of Camp Tevya in... Read More
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    Menachem Weiss, a “special” teen, reports weekly to Merkaz Ha’inyanim on an angle of life that he alone can talk about   Hi, it’s me. Menachem Weiss. I’m the teen with CP. I hate describing myself like that. Actually I’m a fun-loving guy who takes life... Read More
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    In April 2013 I traveled to Haifa, Israel to facilitate a community mural project as part of the Boston-Haifa Connection's new initiative called Horim Bamercaz. Boston and Haifa are sister cities with joint programming opportunities supported by CJP (the Jewish Federation in Boston).... Read More
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    A Woman Dancing in Jerusalem KAYLA YATES, Northeastern University '17, is spending her summer interning at ALYN, a pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation hospital in Jerusalem, Israel.  Kayla is a participant of the Boston Onward Israel 2013 program. Wrinkles of time, the melody... Read More
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    Jamie, during a hike in the Ein Karem area of Jerusalem JAMIE GORSON, Olin College '16, is spending her summer interning at Cortica, a company devoted to helping computers "read" images. Jamie is a participant of the Boston Onward Israel 2013 program. One thing that amazes me about Israel is... Read More
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    “I’m sorry I’m a little late,” the Ezer Mizion driver apologized to his wheelchair –bound patient whom he was scheduled to drive to the clinic. The patient, like so many others, who have no way of traveling to the clinic on their own, had been a bit concerned when... Read More
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    Modern day internships in the States normally consist of typical secretary office work, or so I have heard. Picking up coffee, doing chores around the office, an occasional small assignment and most of the time unpaid, why wouldn’t they want the extra "help." The occasion where you find... Read More
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    Partially due to society’s stigmas, the mentally ill are compelled to prove to the world - and even more importantly, to themselves - that their lives can be meaningful. For those with musical inclinations, Ezer Mizion’s Sounds of the Soul music group fills that need and helps them to... Read More
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