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Mount Sinai Hospital in New York marked its 164th anniversary in January. Is the US Jewish hospital an idea whose time has passed?

By ELLIOT JAGER
March 15, 2016 16:29
ReWalk

Errol Samuels, 22, who lost the use of his legs after a roof collapsed on him, waits as physiotherapist Alexandra Voigt prepares an Israel-made ReWalk electric-powered exoskeletal suit for a therapy session with Samuels at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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 SOPHIE KANTROWITZ from Manhattan was standing on a rickety chair trying to untangle the cords of her kitchen venetian blinds when she lost her balance and wound up on the fl oor with a fractured and dislocated ankle. After surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, the 64-year-old retired secretary was dispatched to a nonsectarian orthopedic rehabilitation facility in Brooklyn.

“I was really unhappy there. They gave me packaged kosher food that was inedible.

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