Meet Nana (L) and Yafit (R), new members of Ezer Mizion’s Rinat Bakshi Wildlife Pavilion .
The dogs are part of the innovative dog therapy program for young cancer patients. They have truly become ‘best friends’ to the children living inside a nightmare of pain and terror. A research project on resident dog therapy is currently under way, funded by the Jetti, Aaron and Simon Blum Foundation of Switzerland.
women whose husbands have cancer, and mothers of children with cancer got a brief hiatus from their grueling life routine, as they enjoyed a luxurious fun day at the Sheraton City Tower Hotel in Tel Aviv. Continue reading A Day of Pampering
“Happy Birthday Dear Itzik Happy Birthday To Me. “
Yup! This time it’s my birthday-my 49th – and I sure have a lot to celebrate. You see, I’m a professional clown. I perform at birthday parties and all sorts of events. I’m a happy person, and I thank G-d for whatever I’ve got — for my terrific family, my many friends, for the my special profession – bringing a smile to the faces of children –some who have very little to smile about. Continue reading Happy Birthday To Me!
With our normal, day-to-day lives, we cannot imagine the anguish of the parents of a cute little boy dealing with a monster named Cancer. Even a nightmare can have its bright spot. Read how Ezer Mizion created that bright spot for little Shachar with the big, wide grin:
I want to write a bit about Ezer Mizion, but first, I want say that no words sufficient to describe what my family and I feel about this special organization.
My name is E. and I am a
32 year-old mother of three. A year ago I became ill with breast cancer, and my entire world came crashing down. In the hospital I was told that there is an organization that organizes a summer camp for several days and I was asked if I want to come, together with my family. Continue reading When the World Comes Crashing Down
Four were waiting. Waiting for the genetic match to save their lives. One could wait no longer. And now there are three.
On May 31, Ezer Mizion, the world’s largest Jewish bone marrow registry, held a drive in Israel. Hopefully, the new registrants will genetically match the dozens of Jewish cancer patients whose sole chance of survival is a bone marrow transplant. Continue reading And Now There Are Three…