How Facebook is helping to fight my friend’s cancer

31.07.2012                      12.Aw. 5772

Rabbis Runder Tisch:

How Facebook is helping to fight my friend’s cancer

A modest online community is garnering unprecedented support for Pamela Weisfeld, a young mother of two in Jerusalem who was recently diagnosed with four types of cancers.

As I write this, it’s hard to believe that just one week has passed since we received the devastating news as a Facebook post. Our dear friend, Pamela Weisfeld, was diagnosed with brain, liver, breast and bone cancers. Two and a half months ago, Pamela, a nursing mother, started experiencing back pain. Her doctor then found a lump in her breast and associated it with a blocked milk duct. Medications were prescribed to deal with what, at the time, seemed to be benign symptoms. Now that the illnesses have been fully diagnosed, both chemo and radiation treatments are being employed….