21 Dec Chai Blog: Riki Drazin

As we put away our menorahs and finish the week of Chanuka, we can all agree that this time of year is beautiful. Whether it's the delicious food we ate, the parties we attended, or just the joyous feeling in the air, there is definitely...

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18 Dec The Faces of Hope

Chai Lifeline Honours Dr. Michael Apkon, President & CEO of SickKids, Toronto [caption id="attachment_3164" align="aligncenter" width="800"] From L-R: Rabbi Simcha Scholar, Dr. Michael Apkon MBA, MD, PhD & Rabbi Mordechai Rothman MA[/caption] The partnerships that Chai Lifeline builds with hospitals around the world provide crucial support that...

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14 Dec Chai Blog: Teddy Lubimzev

We all know the miracles of Chanukah; the military victory of the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that should have lasted one day but stayed burning for eight. But there was another miracle not many people know or talk about that took place...

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11 Dec Chai Blog: Stu Guttman

We all know the miracles of Chanukah; the military victory of the Maccabees and the miracle of the oil that should have lasted one day but stayed burning for eight. But there was another miracle not many people know or talk about that took place...

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04 Dec Chai Blog: Finding Peace

Finding Peace I finally feel at peace. It has now been 2 and a half years since I lost my husband Matthew to cancer. This past month is always one of the hardest, as we would have celebrated our 12-year wedding anniversary. Of course, I miss him...

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13 Nov Chai Blog: Maureen Leshem

I didn’t find Chai Lifeline…. Chai Lifeline found me. In different places, by a host of different characters over a period of several years, I heard this name Chai lifeline, mentioned, praised and discussed, without giving much thought to what it even meant. Until one day...

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06 Nov Chai Blog: Jen Gelberger

The Toronto branch of Chai Lifeline Canada has four case managers (including myself), who each carry a full caseload. Every day one of the case managers goes down to Sick Kids to visit our clients, whether they are inpatient, in for outpatient chemo/treatment or in...

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23 Oct Chai Blog: Dina Benayon

This summer I had the opportunity to chaperone our 4th annual Penina's Helping Hand trip to Disney World. Penina’s Helping Hand is the division of Chai Lifeline Canada dedicated to kids of parents who are critically ill or who have passed away. Although the trip...

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25 Sep Chai Blog: Miriam Leibowitz

Team Lifeline Season  2017/2018 is HERE! I am so excited that we already have over 90 Canadian runners and walkers participating in both the Vegas Rock 'n Roll Run in November 2017 and the Miami Marathon in January 2018. They are training and fundraising hard to...

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18 Sep Chai Blog: Mordechai Rothman

Making Dreams Come True As the summer season ends, I look toward the new year and would like to take the opportunity to speak about a few of the programs we ran this summer at Chai Lifeline Canada. Since Chai Lifeline Canada celebrated its 10th anniversary this...

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