ALYN in the News
Healthcare can function as social catapult if we let it – opinion
The history of medicine and the Jewish people have long been intertwined. In medieval times, when antisemitism excluded Jews from most guilds and professions, the high literacy rate among Jews – who always prioritized education – made the few medical texts that existed at that time more accessible and understandable to them than to their less-literate…
We must help children build their characters by prescribing fun – opinion
If we wish to raise well-adjusted children with the life-skills they will need as adults, we must stop feeling sorry for them and learn instead to treat them as we would any other child. If we wish to change the future of children like Or and Esther, we must push the medical professionals dealing with child development…
Children of Israel’s ALYN Hospital are rehabilitation champions – opinion
At ALYN Hospital, the aim is to maximize the rehabilitative process of children with disabilities and to succeed in integrating them into society in the best way possible, including giving them the tools to enjoy participating in fun sports activities, just like any other child.
D.C. cyclist to pedal 62 miles to raise funds for pediatric rehab center, encourages community to ‘DCide to Ride for Good’ at Wheels of Love in DC on June 12
Wheels of Love, a charity bike ride for ALYN Hospital, will take place on June 12th in Washington D.C. The event offers two routes of varying difficulties—a 62-mile and 30-mile option. Local D.C.-rider Saul Shamash is excited to participate in his fourth year of this incredible event and is encouraging others to join the ride to help support ALYN’s pediatric patients.
Real people, real problems, real solutions
Schechter students create adaptive technology for Israeli kids.
When the eighth grade class of Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County in New Milford went to Israel last month, there was a new stop on the itinerary: The Alyn Hospital in Jerusalem.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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!”