‘Limb Factory’ returns life to disabled throughout world

25.09.2011                      26.Elul, 5771

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‘Limb Factory’ returns life to disabled throughout world

Father-son team work around the clock making prosthetic limbs for people who have lost theirs; professional dancer gets career back with new limbs.

Few could imagine what is going on inside the small warehouse overlooking Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport. Scattered throughout the space, hundreds of limbs are piled onto each other: arms, legs; some painted the color of human flesh, others colored deep hues of blue or red.
This is Y.D Gapim and it is here that patients come from all over the world to be fitted with prosthetic limbs. The man behind the initiative is Yehuda Pilosof, a charismatic, deeply spiritual orthopedic technician trained both in Israel and abroad, whose life motto is to “make possible what is impossible.”…