The Joy of Giving a Kidney

Esti Lerer donates a kidney

At 28, Esti Lerer is among Israel’s youngest altruistic kidney donors. Donating a kidney was her childhood dream, but she had to overcome formidable opposition. To donate a kidney in Israel, you have to be at least 23 years old. Although Lerer was already 27 when she registered, she was rejected, discouraged and her sanity was questioned.

The article was published in the Jerusalem Post on November 10, 2018. Read the full article >>>