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Hug from Heaven

A tale of two mothers in the shadows of the Gaza War.

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Visitor Comments: 7

(7) Sharon Primack, February 22, 2017 7:34 AM

Thank u

Thank u Aish so so much for putting up this very emotional and inspiarational video!

(6) Ron C, February 20, 2017 2:32 AM

Amazing story!

What a beautiful story! It's no coincidence how these two mothers met.

(5) Anonymous, February 19, 2017 6:09 PM

Lately I've been signing up for a number of Jewish newsletters that I have been hoping could reignite a yiddishe spark in me.

For anyone (regardless of your religious beliefs) struggling through difficult challenges, this heartfelt true story will hit a soft spot.

You've never seen a short grown man shed more salty tears then what you would find in the deep Red Sea.

I wish someone could give a hug to the mom from me.

P.S. For anyone wondering, a flicker has been miraculously illuminated in me, even through the river of emotions.

P.P.S. I went ahead and shared this touching story on Facebook.

(4) Dvora Waysman, February 19, 2017 3:14 PM

I am the author of 14 books, all with a Jewish theme

A most beautiful video. It made me cry & strengthened mybelief in HaShem. I lost my brother who was 21 in World War 2 and many times I have felt that he is like a guardian angel watching over me. I was the least likely woman to finish up in Eretz Israel - never Zionistic; but G-d brought me here for a purpose, & 45 years later I have 18 grandchildren & 16 great-grandchildren all living in Israel. I am blessed.

(3) Dvora, February 19, 2017 1:54 PM

Dvir

Heart warming story. I am happy for BOTH Mothers. Amazing true story. I donate my time to work with terminal children and or adults. Like Dvir's Mother, I too lost a son, only at 5 1/2 months. It took me years to stop grieving. One child I worked with, was 5 years old. Born without a left valve to his heart. I thought he was 18 months old when he began speaking to me. His Mother said, no, he just turned 5. His surgery was in July of the following year, 3 attempts to repair the valve failed and THIS was his last hope. His Mother said her husband told her to "let him go". He was NOT supportive at all. So, I called the Children's Hospital where the surgery was going to take place. I stayed all day before surgery with this little boy and his Mother. I took him a stuffed Tiger and told Nicholas that this Tiger had a heart problem and he too was having surgery, same as him. I asked Nicholas to promise me he would help the Tiger get through this event as Nicholas was a pro and had been through it several times. He promised. I went the day of the surgery so Mom had known support with her. I told her THIS surgery would e a success. When Nicholas came to, the Tiger was bandaged just like him. He went for it immediately. Nursing it back to health. Not one complaint of pain from this little boy he was very busy with his Tiger, Tuff stuff. 2 years later, I was on a bus after doing my banking when a little boy, armed with a now lived in Tiger ran up the aisle calling Dvora! He looked to be between 8 and 10 yrs old. He hugged me like he would never let go. It was Nicholas! Surgery was successful as I said and what a joyful reunion between us. In that moment, my Joshua returned to me. A hug from heaven.

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