Jewish Action Sparks a Remarkable Act of Chesed: Rabbi Donates His Kidney to a Mother of Three (Audio)

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Rabbi Ari Sytner
01 Feb 2012

When Rabbi Ari Sytner met his kidney recipient, both of their faces both lit up, and she started to cry. And she tried to say the words, “Thank you,” but she couldn’t. Because how do you thank someone for saving your life?


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