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ALYN Hospital in Israel Hosts Women’s Hack-A-Thon to Assist Children With Disabilities

 In honor of Women’s History Month, ALYN Hospital, Israel’s only pediatric rehabilitation center, hosted a Women’s Hack-A-Thon on March 29 to create personalized solutions for teenage girls with disabilities. Five creative teams were presented with a challenge from a real patient at ALYN and, in a few short hours, came up with designs and rough…

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American Friends of ALYN Hospital’s new webinar series to launch during Women’s History Month

ALYN Hospital, Israel’s only pediatric rehabilitation center, is launching a webinar series focusing on the global impacts of ALYN’s work and research. The series, entitled Align with ALYN, will be hosted by American Friends of ALYN and begins on March 22nd with a presentation from ALYN’s Director General, Dr. Maurit Beeri.

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ALYN Hospital Receives a $2.2M Grant to Establish the First Research Center in Israel for Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation

The Helmsley Charitable Trust’s contribution is a major step towards advancing pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation in the country and around the world.

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Local-Israeli Partnership Exemplifies the Importance of International Medical Cooperation

When the stars align in philanthropy matchmaking, some of the most fruitful partnerships are born.

This month, ALYN Hospital, Israel’s only pediatric rehabilitation center, and Philadelphia International Medicine, a hub for 10 medical centers in the Philadelphia region, announced a trans-Atlantic partnership.

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Lauren Messer’s Mitzvah of Love Benefits ALYN Hospital

In the months before her bat mitzvah, Lauren decided to take on a mitzvah project. Lauren embraced the opportunity to do something that would help children in Israel. “I thought it was important to do something for other children, and I am very connected to Israel, so raising money for a children’s rehabilitation center in Israel seemed like a great project for me!”

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Israel’s ALYN Hospital and Philadelphia International Medicine Join Forces to Advance Pediatric Medicine Worldwide

Israel’s ALYN Hospital, Pediatric & Adolescent Rehabilitation Center and Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM) announced a partnership today that aims to create a global healthcare space for pediatric care. Through the ALYN- PIM Health Gateway Initiative, the two medical institutions will collaborate on delivering medical education, joint research, and patient care among other efforts that will benefit the medical community internationally.

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Wheels of Love makes debut on the Eastern shore, brings awareness to disabled children

Cyclists from across the United States came to Maryland’s Eastern shore to help raise funds and awareness for children who are an ocean away.

“And as they say, you help one person, you help the world,” says Joanne Blye, a volunteer with American Friends of ALYN (AFAH).

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How Wheels of Love is making a change for patients at ALYN Hospital

“If you want to know what drives me and dozens of others every year to ride our bikes for hundreds of miles and push ourselves to the brink of exhaustion when our legs are screaming “no more,” then come meet the children of ALYN Hospital. This is my 15th year participating in the Wheels of Love charity…

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Bike Ride Along Maryland’s Eastern Shore to Benefit Israel’s ALYN Hospital

The 130-mile charity ride — called “Wheels of Love U.S.A.” — benefits the ALYN Hospital, Israel’s only pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation facility, which provides innovative care and treatment for children at the medical center. The hospital is celebrating the 90th anniversary of its founding this year.

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Bikers in Maryland to raise funds for Israeli pediatric hospital

Wheels of Love has been a 22-year long tradition in Israel, but this is the first time that the event will take place in the United States.A three-day bike ride is set to take place in late October in Cambridge, Maryland to raise funds for Israel’s ALYN hospital, known to be the only pediatric and…

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Maayan Aviv

Maayan Aviv

Executive Director

I am privileged to serve as the Executive Director for the American Friends of ALYN. I have been a part of this organization for nearly a decade, and have the experience and deep institutional knowledge which allow me to effectively spread the word about ALYN and further our mission. I am proud to lead the US team which supports ALYN in doing what it does best - transforming disabilities into abilities!

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