Dr. Lena Korn Feldman, director of Beilinson Hospital, led an emotional meeting with the parents of Jonathan Yitzchak Samo, a soldier who donated his organs after his untimely death. She offered her heartfelt condolences to the Samo family and shared how deeply the hospital staff felt about the situation.
Tammy Fink, the transplant coordinator at Beilinson Hospital, also spoke at the meeting, sharing her personal connection to the situation as a mother of a soldier currently in Gaza. She spoke about the unique bond between mothers of soldiers and expressed her deep understanding of the pain and sacrifice involved.
Moshe Samo, father of Jonathan Yitzchak Samo, spoke about his son’s bravery and the impact of his organ donation. He highlighted the profound impact of his son’s generosity and how it has brought hope to others in need.
Prof. Dan Arabot and Prof. Yaron Barak, who performed Jonathan’s heart transplant, further emphasized the significance and emotional weight of the situation. They expressed their deep connection to Jonathan and how much they appreciated his selflessness in giving life to others through organ donation.
The meeting took place at Schneider Pediatric Center where both families came together – parents of Jonathan Yitzchak Samo and family of Tehilah Tespiya, an eight-month-old baby who received a liver lobe from Jonatan’s donation. The emotional meeting showcased how organ donations can bring hope back into lives that were lost due to illness or injury.
The doctors at Schneider Center expressed their gratitude towards Moshe Samo for his son’s generous act that saved lives. The meeting served as a reminder that even during moments when grief is high, acts of kindness can bring light into our lives by saving someone else’s life just like Jonathan did for Tehilah Tespiya baby girl who received liver lobe from him that helped her survive against all odds which was highly appreciated by her family members too.
Overall, this event highlights not only what it means for those directly affected by organ donations but also underscores how significant these actions are in bringing hope back into people’s lives when everything seems bleak or dark on their own journey towards healing