ALYN in the News

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…

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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…

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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…

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

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

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

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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