URGENT: Rabbi Shimon Russell, longtime member of the Lakewood Kehillah, desperately seeking Kidney donor for his wife

Reb Shimon, a member of the Lakewood Kehillah for decades and who gave so much of himself for the Klal in so many ways, now desperately needs our help. His wife urgently needs a kidney transplant.

Here is a message from Reb Shimon.

“We are desperately searching for an O+/- Kidney for my wife, Yocheved. Unfortunately, none of our immediate family are a match due to the difficult blood makeup. We are therefore turning to you, our extended Jewish family in search of a kidney. Anyone who may be able to donate, or has any questions regarding the above please contact Rabbi Chaim Stienmetz of Renewal at 718.431.9831 ext 209 or email [email protected].”

Please take a minute to daven for Yocheved bas Golda Mina.

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  1. If you have ever thought about donating a kidney, give Renewel a call. Ask any kidney donor and they’ll all tell you the same, “If I could donate again I’d do it all over again.” It’s an amazing experience with a quichk recovery. Renewel and Menchem Friedman will be there every step of the way.

  2. Special woman! Incredible family. They have done so much good when they lived in Lakewood. I was so happy that they finally made it to Eretz Yisrael. Wishing her a speedy and full recovery b’karov and I hope she finds a donor very soon!

  3. Yocheved, I am 56 years old and I am ready to donate a kidney. Since my blood type is A+, I emailed Renewal to let them know I would be willing to donate in a swap situation.
    Refuah Shelaima.

    From an old Lakewood aquaintance.

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