Bat mitzva girl donates her hair to wig for cancer patient

20.06.2011                      18.Siwan, 5771

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Bat mitzva girl donates her hair to wig for cancer patient

Salon owner calls on anyone with long hair to follow Keren Urzach’s example.

Keren Urzach, a 12-year-old pupil at Jerusalem’s Evelina de Rothschild School for Girls, had her bat mitzva last week and gave a gift instead of taking one. She went to a wig salon for cancer patients run by Eli Ben-Zikri at Rehovot’s Kaplan Medical Center and donated much of her lovely, straight, light-brown hair, which she had been growing for six years.
The hair will be made into a wig for a 13-year-old girl who is undergoing chemotherapy for cancer and has gone bald….