Nov 29, 2020

Many of the ride’s loyal participants – both in Israel and abroad – decided that they were not willing to give in or give up. They wanted to continue riding and fundraising for ALYN. A virtual option, #MyALYNRide, was introduced, allowing cyclists to choose a personal challenge and ride at home or in self-organized independent…

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Couple support Israeli hospital through bike ride

Nov 4, 2020

“Obviously, we love going to Israel to support the state of Israel, but at the end of the day it’s about the children and the needs of the hospital, so to have that opportunity to support them was tremendous,” said Brad Sokol.

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Pedaling in pandemic to aid sick kids in Israel

Nov 4, 2020

This year, the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible for riders from the United States to travel to Israel for the five-day cycling event, and so American Friends of ALYN Hospital created #MyALYNRide to allow personal challenges to be completed near home while continuing to fundraise. So far, as much as $1.3 million has been raised…

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Five Towns Team Rides for ALYN Hospital

Oct 29, 2020

This past Sunday October 18, together with a group of friends, Sarah Liss, from the Five Towns, rode in memory of her dear friend Kevin Leifer, a longtime supporter of ALYN. “I’m a veteran ALYN rider, but this is the first time we all rode together as ‘Friends of Kevin’.” The team rode a metric…

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Bicyclists pedal thousands of miles across America to aid sick kids in Israel

Oct 28, 2020

This year, the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible for riders from the United States to travel to Israel for the five-day cycling event, and so the American Friends of ALYN Hospital had to adapt the concept to meet the needs of the new reality. And so #MyALYNRide was created to create personal challenges that can…

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ALYN Hospital prevails through pandemic challenges to save disabled youth

Oct 21, 2020

Friends of ALYN Hospital adapted to this year’s challenge by establishing the #MyALYNRide cycling campaign to encourage riders globally to help raise funds for the hospital. Prevailing through the ever changing challenges created by the coronavirus, ALYN Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center has adapted its annual Wheels of Love charity bike ride. The hospital…

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TESTAccenture and Intel Support Neuromorphic Research Project to Develop Robotic Arm for Wheelchair-Bound Pediatric Patients

Aug 20, 2020

NEW YORK & SANTA CLARA, Calif. & RA’ANANA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Intel are supporting a neuromorphic computing research project led by the Neuro-Biomorphic Engineering Lab (NBEL) at the Open University of Israel in collaboration with ALYN Hospital, Israel’s leading pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation center. Funded by Accenture through its participation in the Intel Neuromorphic…

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The parent of a ventilator-dependent child reflects on corona pandemic

Aug 14, 2020

Very soon we started to feel like caged lions. There were days when I felt like if I didn’t scream or cry out loud, I’d go crazy, but I knew I had to keep my composure for Dor. ‘I’m sorry, you won’t be able to take your son home for Purim. COVID-19 is spreading, and we can’t…

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ALYN hosts skydiving fundraiser event, amid the outbreak

Jul 30, 2020

ALYN rehabilitation hospital in Jerusalem organized the event, titled “the sky is the limit,” at the “paradive” skydiving site in Hof HaBonim. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, ALYN Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Center hosted a fundraiser event featuring skydiving. Last Friday, the ALYN rehabilitation hospital in Jerusalem organized the event, titled “The Sky is the Limit,” at the “paradive” skydiving…

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Cycling is having a moment in Israel

Jul 22, 2020

One of the founders of the Wheels of Love charity event reflects on how far cycling has pedaled in Israel today. It’s amazing how much Israel has changed in the 40 years that I’ve been living here. When I first moved here (“made aliyah”) in 1980, the wait for a telephone line was six months,…

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