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I’m Yitzi Hurwitz and I Know That I Matter

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I’m Yitzi Hurwitz and I Know That I Matter

Unable to speak or type due to having ALS, Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz uses his eyes to communicate and write heartfelt Torah thoughts. Watch him share with us his powerful message of finding purpose even in the most difficult circumstances.
Youth, ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), Purpose, Adolescence

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Judy Borisoff Lafayette Hill Pa via jewishlh.com August 8, 2021

Dear Rabbi I have a Neuro Muscular Disease called Nemaline Myopathy They said I would be.in a wheel chair by 40. I am now 78 and thanks to G-d I am still walking with the help of braces my positive attitude and G-d. My Dr is head of ALS at Temple Hospital. She has been with me since I was 33 yrs old. I wish you and your family a Happy Healthy and Peaceful New Year. Reply

Sara Esther Spiero Amsterdam, Holland May 16, 2021

This is a very moving video, thank you for letting me see. I am am very gratefull for who I am, I see that we are here to do something, like Yitzy. Reply

Elizabeth Morse salina February 9, 2021

Dear Rabbi Yitzi , In Honor of Your Birthday i will light Shabbos Candles this up coming Erv Shabos......You are such a Blessing to so many Thank you for giving us Mitzvot's too do.
G-d Bless You and Your Family. Reply

Anonymous May 22, 2019

Thank you, Rabbi Hurwitz, for sharing your wisdom with us.
חיים טובים Reply

Mottel Feiglin ST KILDA EAST March 8, 2019

So impressed by your bitochen and positive attitude.
You are a great inspiration to us all.
Zai gezunt now!

Mottel Feiglin
Melbourne Australia, where Shabbos starts in a few minutes. Reply

Anonymous Rechovot February 28, 2019

So mooving and so powerful! May Hashem send you a miraculous Refoua shlema and only revealed good for you and your family! Reply

Jacob Kaufer Goleta May 25, 2021
in response to Anonymous:

Aymayn! What is his hebrew name, to mention it? Reply

Britney C Arkansas April 12, 2022
in response to Jacob Kaufer:

Thank you for the inspiration and positive attitude, you are a true light. Thank you sharing. May G-d bless you and your beautiful family. Reply

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