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Profiles in Courage – July 2018

When both spouses have cancer... Y., a 50 year old secretary from Haifa, is married with two adult children. Her husband, a machine operator, is currently being treated for lymphoma. In the midst of taking care of him, Y. was diagnosed with breast cancer and now, she,...

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Profiles in Courage – June 2016

We at the Lemonade Fund often see how cancer can devastate a family financially in no time. E., a 73 year old Russian immigrant, lives with her unmarried daughter in a small apartment in a development town in the south. Until E. was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast...

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Profiles in Courage, May 2014

B., 53, from Sderot, is very ill. She has breast cancer that has metastasized throughout her body, and she will probably stop all treatment soon and enter hospice. Her only income comes from Bituach Leumi (National Insurance) and amounts to NIS 4300/month. The family...

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Profiles in Courage and a Passover Recipe

Friends of the Lemonade Fund:   Been out of touch but very busy! The Lemonade Fund,www.lemonadefund.org, has been helping Israeli women with breast cancer at an increased pace since our last update. The following are profiles of some of the women who have received...

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November 2013 Profilee, A., Has Passed Away

The Lemonade Fund received a call from A.'s social worker today telling us that she had died. (Story of A., our November 2013 Profilee is copied below.) Rarely have we been as struck by an applicant, and I stood still and cried. A.'s sister is taking care of A's...

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November 2013- Profiles in Courage

The Lemonade Fund had a record number of applicants in November. Many stories, but one stands out in singular sadness and bravery: A. is a 32 year old mother of three young children living in the center of the country. She is of Ethiopian Jewish descent, and was...

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October 2013 – Profiles in Courage

Many applicants to the Lemonade Fund this month. Here are two stories: M. is a French immigrant with four teenage children and a husband who became too disabled to work, after their arrival. Until her recent diagnosis with breast cancer, M. had been the sole...

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August 2013 Profiles in Courage

Stories of some of the remarkable women who received grants from the Lemonade Fund this month: R., a teacher and a single mother of two from Haifa, has been putting herself through law school in order to better the situation of her family. In the midst of this...

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