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Healing Torah Makes Hospital Rounds


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/healing_torah_makes_hospital_rounds_20060623

One day last year Rabbi Levi Meier, the Jewish chaplain at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, was summoned to the room of an elderly Russian man in the ICU who had cancer. He was in poor spirits, so Meier decided to bring in the Torah from the chaplaincy ark. The patient's eyes lit up at the sight of the Torah that Meier, and volunteer Sandy Gordon, brought into a room.

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