Led by Children

Children leading a blind man on the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Haunting Wind Broken Lives

We leave in less than 48 hours for the states; so in my mind, I’m gearing up… …packing and laundry to do, saying good-bye to friends (for a short time–just six weeks), planning a very busy schedule during our quick trip home, soaking in the beauty and joy of living in Jerusalem for two more…

Where Life is Black and White

This woman makes pennies a day by collecting branches and selling them. She is lucky to work… She has shoes. Many of the woman that do this job climb the mountains and forage for tree limbs without shoes! We have been in Ethiopia for four days now, and this is the first time I have…

Homing Instincts

I just had to go home. We were in Colorado for a short time, but I had to go back… This is the home of my childhood. My parents don’t live there anymore, but this is where they raised four children. This is the place where my folks say the hardest years happened, and they also…

Last Day In Addis Ababa

He waited for hours to be seen for an earache. Weeping, pussy eyes… goiters… tumors… backaches… stomach aches… rashes… racing heartbeats… malnourishment… strange smells… toothless grins… grateful hugs… Today I joined the Jewish Voice medical team in Addis Ababa. I will never be the same. I became a part of the triage team of nurses who assessed…