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Sponsoring Post-Jummah Lunch at Upper Westchester Muslim Society

By pwsadmin / November 15, 2021 /
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Marcia’s Light Foundation and Al-Qasemi Academy bring together Arab-Palestinian and Jewish students in Israel

By pwsadmin / November 11, 2021 /

Marcia’s Light Foundation collaborates with Al-Qasemi Academy, an Arab college in Israel, began conducting a multi-month program bringing together 15 Arab Palestinian students and 15 Jewish students to learn about each other’s culture and humanity and to conduct projects together.

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Marcia’s Light Gives Thanks to the Lawrence Hospital Team

By pwsadmin / November 5, 2021 /

Giving thanks today — during Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month– to the oncology nurses at Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, NY, where Marcia spent her final days. Here, the best of medicine is practiced … with skill and compassion, treating the entire patient not just the cancer. The incredible Lawrence professionals are vividly described in The Smooth River…

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Marcia’s Light Collaborates with Y-COP (Youth Community Outreach Program)

By pwsadmin / September 29, 2021 /

Licensed by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services and the Childcare Council of Westchester, Y-COP’s After School Program provides homework assistance, hot meals, recreation, cultural awareness and social skills development for students, ages six to 12.  Marica’s Light is collaborating with Y-COP in providing support for student enrichment and arts activities, including dance,…

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Marcia’s Light Co-Sponsors IJMA Program: The American Muslim Community, Challenges and Opportunities for Jewish Professionals

By pwsadmin / January 6, 2021 /

On January 6, 2020, Marcia’s Light Foundation co-sponsored a major program organized by IJMA, the Inter Jewish Muslim Alliance. The subject was “The American Muslim Community, Challenges and Opportunities for Jewish Professionals”. The interest level was so high from the more than 200 participants that an overflow, second such program is being planned.  Speakers included:…

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First Cohort Completes Computer Training

By pwsadmin / December 13, 2020 /

Ten Palestinian mothers completed the 10-session computer training program conducted in Israel to assist the women in entering the workforce and helping their children at school. To see a video from the wonderful instructor, Manar Taha, click here.

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Marcia’s Light Mentioned on Israeli Television

By pwsadmin / November 29, 2020 /

Dr. Rodayna Badir KaMal discusses on Israeli television the computer skills training program sponsored by Marcia’s Light Foundation to benefit Palestinian mothers.See https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aU7Hj9bWUJFEdzqik-9M6Qki2BzD-EH2/view?usp=sharing

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Marcia’s Light sponsors computer training for Palestinian mothers in Israel.

By pwsadmin / November 15, 2020 /

Starting as a pilot project, Marcia’s Light is sponsoring computer training for Palestinian mothers so they can develop skills to enter the Israeli workforce and to help their children with core functions to participate in digital learning and other educational activity. Currently, many Palestinian mothers and their families do not have the needed basic computer…

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Giving Back to the Weill Cornell / NY Presbyterian Cancer Team

By pwsadmin / May 8, 2020 /

With deep gratitude for the immense selfless care they provide to cancer and covid patients, Marcia’s Light provided lunch to the Weill Cornell / NY Presbyterian Cancer Team in Manhattan. This team, which includes the remarkable Dr. Alyson Ocean and her assistant Diane Alvarado, cared for Marcia Horowitz during her pancreatic cancer and so many other…

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Marcia’s Light Provides Food for Disadvantaged Palestinian Families in Haifa, Israel

By pwsadmin / May 7, 2020 /

A dear friend and humanitarian colleague, Rodayna Badir, Ph.D., helped Marcia’s Light Foundation safely coordinate food distribution to more than 200 Palestinian families in need in Haifa, Israel. She arranged for collaborative non-profits and lots of volunteers, many young adults, to bring food to Muslim families hurt by the corona virus pandemic.  There were no…

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