Chai Lifeline trip brings Israeli cancer patients hope

‘Wish at the Wall’ enables 15 Jewish-American, post-treatment teens to bond with their Israeli counterparts while experiencing the land together.

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April 3, 2014 15:28
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A PARTICIPANT in Chai Lifeline’s ‘Wish at the Wall’ trip prays at the Kotel in Jerusalem.. (photo credit: CHAI LIFELINE)

 
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