Avrum interviews Ellen Schwartz, recipient of a Tikun Olam award 2012. Ellen is an extraordinary human being who has worked tirelessly for her son who suffers from Canavan disease, and thousands of other children. Ellen is a kind soul who is committed to tikun olam. Ellen Schwartz on Ve’ahavta TV – Repairing the World – […]
Since the inception of Jacob’s Ladder we have been very fortunate to have received tremendous support from our family, friends and the community. The media has also been an exceptional aid in bringing about awareness of Jacob’s Ladder and its mission to eradicate Canavan’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Click on the links below for articles published in the past through the support of The Toronto Sun, The Toronto Star, Canadian Jewish News and more.
Click here to view Lifestyles – Repairing The World (PDF)
Jacob Schwartz is a six-year-old child with bright eyes and a dazzling smile. When you look at him, you can see what a beautiful young man he could grow up to be. But Jacob is not expected to grow up — because he suffers from a fatal and incurable genetic disease…. Read full story