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Flamboyant billionaire Stewart Rahr wows Israel

A unique brand of humanitarian philanthropy takes the capital by storm.

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Photo by: DUDI SAAD/THE MEDIA LINE
 Photos: Dudi Saad/The Media Line What amazes about Israel’s United Hatzalah emergency first response organization is the speed with which its ambucycles, motorbikes equipped with the latest lifesaving equipment, arrive at the scene of an accident or to a person in need of medical assistance.

What amazed Israelis about colorful billionaire philanthropist Stewart Rahr was the speed with which he responded to an array of needs-at-hand: doling out hundreds of thousands of dollars virtually on the spot to “do good things.”



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