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The 100-year-old volunteer

"'I’ve had a good life!' says centenarian Ruth Richman."

Ruth Richman.
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“I’ve had a good life!” says centenarian Ruth Richman.

Richman recently celebrated her birthday a few days late with the Friends of Melabev organization, since Jerusalem’s snowstorm made it almost impossible for her to have visitors on the actual day. The lifelong Hadassah member made aliya at the age of 79 with her late husband, Nathan, after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Their daughter arrived with her family a year later.

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