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ALYN hospital tears down COVID divider wall, celebrates reunion
A celebration was held this week at the medical center in which patients and doctors gathered with hammers and saws and took down the wall that had kept them apart.
International Nurses Day: A nurse’s story about ALYN’s children
Four years of nursing school were not enough to prepare me for what I encountered upon joining the Warm Home ward at the ALYN Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. My decision to become a nurse was formed over many years of nursing my own mother with her illness. I was familiar with the challenging, frustrating and…
12-year-old girl raises NIS 70,000 for ALYN Hospital for her Bat Mitzvah
With coronavirus keeping guests from attending her coming-of-age ceremony, Yazmine Bloch requested that the gift money be donated to help children with disabilities at ALYN Orthopedic Hospital.
Hospital Tests Neuromorphic Chip-Powered Robotic Arm
The device, mounted on wheelchairs and powered by technology that imitates the way the human brain works, could provide patients new levels of independence ALYN Hospital in Jerusalem plans to begin testing how neuromorphic computing could be used to operate a robotic arm mounted onto a wheelchair.
THEY RODE HUNDREDS OF KILOMETERS IN THE DESERT FOR SICK CHILDREN
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…
Couple support Israeli hospital through bike ride
“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.
Pedaling in pandemic to aid sick kids in Israel
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…
Five Towns Team Rides for ALYN Hospital
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…
Bicyclists pedal thousands of miles across America to aid sick kids in Israel
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…
ALYN Hospital prevails through pandemic challenges to save disabled youth
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…
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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