Leah Thomson

Have you ever heard of  “the cuddle hormone”? Without getting too scientific, the cuddle hormone, or oxytocin, is released by the brain when someone is feeling loved, whether it’s through physical touch or social interaction. This reaction makes you feel more connected to the person you are interacting with. I’m telling you this for a…

Jessica Horst

This summer, I interned with Save a Child’s Heart, Israel’s largest international humanitarian organization and recent recipient of the UN Population Award. After visiting the children’s home on Hasbara Fellowships, I truly felt inspired by the organization’s dedication to providing medical care to children regardless of their race, religion, gender, nationality or financial status. Knowing…

Zak Britstone

As a medical student at the Sackler School of Medicine NY State/American Program at Tel Aviv University, I have had the privilege of volunteering with Save a Child’s Heart for nearly 3 years. Spending time with the children at the SACH house in Holon is a truly meaningful experience. As I became more familiar with…

Samuel Belmont

Before I go into detail about my amazing experience at SACH, I would like to get this message out to any prospective volunteers. If you are even considering the most remote possibility of volunteering for SACH in some way, just do it! Admittedly, I didn’t actually know all too much about SACH before I came….