MembersRabbi Donates Organs

“As a rabbi, I do a lot of talking about love, doing things for others and altruism.

By Michael Selutin |
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Photo: Chabad.org

This was my opportunity to do that and I didn’t want to let it go,” Rabbi Ephraim Simon of New Jersey told Chabad.org. Ten years ago, Rabbi Simon donated a kidney to a total stranger. When at the beginning of January he heard about another who needed a liver, Rabbi Simon didn’t hesitate.

The recipient was a 44-year-old father of three from New York. Just before the transplant surgery, the two men met and had an emotional encounter before being wheeled into...

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