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  • Anne Heyman, in memoriam

    February 3, 2014 | 2:03 pm

    Anne Heyman, 52, the pioneering founder of Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, a community for children orphaned during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, died in an equestrian accident on Friday, Feb.1 in Palm Beach, Florida.  The South African-born Heyman modeled Agohozo on Israeli youth...

  • Anne Heyman, Rwandan youth village founder, dies in horse-riding accident

    February 3, 2014 | 11:32 am

    Anne Heyman, a Jewish philanthropist who founded a Rwandan youth village for children orphaned in that country’s 1994 genocide, died in a horse-riding accident.

    Heyman, 52, died Friday afternoon after falling off a horse while participating in a jumping competition at the Palm...

  • At Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village in Rwanda, Anne Heyman’s legacy lives on

    February 3, 2014 | 11:10 am

    Anne Heyman’s death during a horse-riding competition in Palm Beach, Fla., on Jan. 31 shocked and devastated many in the Jewish world.

    But it was Heyman’s work in Rwanda that so many of her admirers will remember most.

    A former assistant district attorney in Manhattan who made...

  • Agahozo

    By Rob Eshman

    October 18, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Life at Agahozo Shalom

    If I wanted the kind of office where visitors shut the door and cry, I'd have become a rabbi. Or a therapist. Or an agent.

    That's why it caught me off guard when a woman named Anne Heyman sat down across from me and started, well, crying....