By Rabbi Lester Bronstein

As I sit at my desk preparing my sermons for the upcoming high holy days, I am accompanied by my niece, Kate Bronstein. While her photo always smiles back at me, it also challenges me. How so? …


Bhakti devoted her life to helping others. Born in Bangladesh in 1937, she grew up in Calcutta where she became a pathologist. She eventually immigrated to New York City in 1965 where she was a practicing physician and a devoted wife and mother.

Tragedy struck when Bhakti had a fatal…


By Andrew W.

When I left my fifth grade classroom for a routine doctor’s visit I had no reason to think that I wouldn’t be back the next day. Things were looking up for my family and me. My parents had immigrated from China in the 1980s and had finally…


Brooklyn resident Nicholas, 14, was a straight A student who always made the Dean’s List and spent his free time tutoring his classmates. He loved playing basketball and going to wrestling shows. Born premature, Nicholas was a fighter who his father called “my little miracle man.”

Tragedy struck when he…


Kelvin was always an athlete. He played sports growing up and went to the gym every day as an adult. At age 38 he started experiencing shortness of breath, which forced him to stop working out. …


Margaret Frank-Bader has been nurse for over 30 years. She has devoted her career to taking care of patients who are awaiting lifesaving organ transplants. …


FDNY emergency medical technician Jack Cloonan has always been a fighter. As a baby he was diagnosed with a rare liver disease that necessitated three liver transplants before the age of two. He recovered from these surgeries and went on to lead a relatively healthy childhood. …


NYPD detective Anita Moore was shocked when her doctor told her she had a rare genetic condition that was causing her to go blind. She was just 28 years old and working as a police officer in the Bronx. Thankfully, she was able to get a cornea transplant from a…


While many New Yorkers know DJ Whutever for being a DJ for both Power 105 and the New York Mets, not many people know that organ donation is an issue close to his heart. …


April is National Donate Life Month, a time during which the power of organ, eye and tissue donation is recognized and celebrated. This topic is deeply personal more than 8,700 New Yorkers currently waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant. But they are not the only ones affected by this issue…

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