Geva Newsreel 163, 1958

The Girl Nurit Stachowski Is Leaving for a Heart Surgery in the United States

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Directed by: Unknown
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

The girl Nurit Stachowski of Tel Aviv was born with a severe heart deformity and must fly to the United States to undergo a heart surgery. Nurits father works in the sanitation department of the Tel Aviv municipality. Mayor Chaim Levanon meets Nurit and her mother in his municipal office. He gives her a talisman and a financial allowance. Nurit and her mother wave goodbye to the crowd on their way to board El Al plane, which will fly them for free to the Jewish Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Public activist Sarah Weiner helped arrange the hospital to bear the costs of care and surgery. Sadly, the operation was unsuccessful.

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