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ALYN hosts skydiving fundraiser event, amid the outbreak

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

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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Microsoft donates Xbox Adaptive Controllers to children at ALYN Hospital

The adaptive controller is designed to make video games accessible to those with disabilities, and helps incorporate video games as a rehabilitation tool. Microsoft Israel R&D made a donation to the ALYN Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Center of special Xbox video game consoles designed to be accessible for the hospital’s patients regardless of their disabilities. Read More

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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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