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        11/4/2007, Cheshvan 23, 5768

      Bikers Raise $2.3 Million for Hospital


      610 bikers raised over $2.3 million for the Alyn Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Hospital over the past week as part of the annual “Wheels of Love” bike-a-thon.  Bikers rode from Tiberias to Jerusalem.  Each rider was given one patient’s profile and photograph as motivation, and met “their” patient in a closing ceremony at the hospital.

      The Alyn hospital treats children with a variety of physical disabilities.  The hospital is not sponsored by the government.