Where East Meets West–Inside Jewish Turkey

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On Wednesday, August 10, 175 young Jewish professionals came together in Manhattan for JDC Dimensions Presents: Where East Meets West – Inside Jewish Turkey , an in-depth look at the Jewish community of Turkey, featuring young, authentic voices from Istanbul and İzmir.

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Israeli Medical Team Gives Haitian Boy a Fresh Start

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When the startling earthquake shook Haiti last January, Luciano L., 8, was on the first floor of his family’s house, playing with his older brother. As the home collapsed, one of the large walls fell on him, crushing his right arm. The injury was so severe that his arm needed to be amputated, and while he received proper treatment and was lovingly cared for by his parents, he was distraught. When his parents heard that the physiotherapy team at the Tel Hashomer/JDC/MDA rehabilitation center at Haiti State University Hospital (HUEH) were fitting for prosthetic arms—a rare find—they rushed to get Luciano on the list.

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