STANLEY DALNEKOFF, 83; DONNA DALNEKOFF, 72; DAVID DALNEKOFF, 44.
(photo credit: ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN)
David Dalnekoff’s supervisor in the kitchen of a Connecticut private school broke down and cried upon hearing that David was moving to Israel at the end of 2014. David, who has a mild developmental disability, had been a reliable and hard-working employee for 15 years. Perhaps, the boss suggested, David’s parents could go to Israel without him.But David very much shared his parents’ dream. He had always told members of the family’s New Haven synagogue that he wanted to live in Israel one day. For 27 summers he’d basked in the Zionist atmosphere at Camp Ramah in Palmer, Massachusetts, and he was more than ready to experience the real deal.
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