Life's Door :: Growth and Healing in the face of Life Threatning Illness

Life's Door Board

Prof. Benjamin W. Corn, M.D.

Founder Executive Chairman

Benjamin W. Corn, MD, is a Professor of Oncology at Tel Aviv University School of Medicine and Chairman of the Institute of Radiotherapy at Tel Aviv Medical Center. He is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Life's Door-Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan; an NGO that has developed innovative approaches to facing illness and loss and has impacted thousands of patients, families and professionals. ... [ More ]

Dvora Corn, M.Sc.

Executive Director & Founder

""Gratitude. Connecting with a person who truly knows that value of "the moment" is one of the greatest gifts offered in life. My work with those facing illness and loss through LDT has offered me a bounty of these precious treasures. ""
 Phyllis Dvora Corn, MSc is an Occupational and Family and Marital Therapist specializing in working with patients and families facing life-threatening illness. She is the co-founder and Executive Director of Life’s Door-Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan, an NGO that has developed innovative approaches to facing illness and loss and has impacted thousands of patients, families... [ More ]

Shelly Avrahami

Maagan Founder and Board Member

Felix Bokstein, M.D.

Dr. Bokstein is a board certified neurologist who is currently senior Neurologist and Physician In-Charge of Neuro-Oncology Service Division of Oncology, Tel. He is also an Instructor in Neurology at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine of Tel Aviv University. Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Dr. Bokstein was born in Moscow, U.S.S.R. and immigrated to Israel in 1990. He was educated at Moscow State Medical... [ More ]

Nir Lempert

Nir Lempert has been the CEO of Golden Pages Group since November 2005. Under his management, the group changed from a group focused on the production of printed guides to one whose main activities and revenues come from the Internet,including some of the most advanced websites. In the past he served as CEO of Channel 10 and as Deputy CEO of Yes. Nir has served in a variety of positions in the 8200... [ More ]

Beth Eve Corn M.D.

Beth Eve Corn M.D. is a Magna cum Laude graduate of Columbia Universitywhere she was elected to the Phi beta Kapa Society .She completed her medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. After training in internal medicine and completing a fellowship in allergy and clinical immunology at the Mount SinaiMedicalCenterin New Yorkshe conducted clinical research focused on allergy and the epidemiology... [ More ]

Dr. Bernie Kastner, PhD

Dr. Kastner completed his undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University, graduate work at Columbia University, and post-graduate training at The William Glasser Institute. He holds a doctorate in Counseling and is a certified Reality Therapist. He has served as the Administrator of the Department of Psychiatry at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and has consulted to many healthcare institutions... [ More ]

Lynda Estes

Ms. Estes was Born and educated in Manchester, England. She has worked in healthcare administration for over 20 years, including being the Comptroller of a rehabilitation division of Health Care Retirement Corporation (currently HCR-Manor Care Inc). Ms. Estes currently works for the public accounting firm of Robert Gillespie and Associates and is responsible for the development and administration of... [ More ]

Avraham Frig'

Avi Frig , was born in Israel in 1953 and has served his country and community throughout his life. Avi is the proud father of five children and he and his lovely wife Efrat live in Raanana. Having served and been injured serving in the IDF, Avi went on to found LIAD Insurance Ba'am, in 1975 which is a leader in insurance in Israel. When diagnosed with laryngeal cancer in 2005, Avi began conventional... [ More ]

Alan Haber, M.D.

Dr. Haber received his undergraduate and graduate degrees with distinction (B.A., M.D.) at Boston University (completed the 6- year accelerated program in 1984). He did his residency in internal medicine at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Haber is currently Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Drexel University... [ More ]

Sandra Hammer

Ms. Hammer was born and raised in London where she attended Saint Martin School of Art in London, England. She has experience in various fields over the last 20 years including, a position as a fashion buyer in Washington, D.C. for Yves St. Laurent, and as the Director of Public Relations for the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and New York. She was the founder of a children's book publishing company in... [ More ]

Kathy Landschulz. MBA

Ms. Landschulz received her Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan, both with distinction. Her career includes over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry including Principal and Director of Operations for multi-million dollar NJ rehabilitation practice that was successfully... [ More ]

Prof. Jonathan Sarna, PhD

Dr. Jonathan Sarna is one of America’s foremost commentators on American Jewish history, religion and life. Born in Philadelphia, and raised inNew York and Boston, he attended Brandeis University, the BostonHebrew College, Merkaz HaRav Kook in Jerusalem, and Yale University, where he obtained his doctorate in 1979. From 1979-1990, Dr. Sarna taught at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of... [ More ]

Rabbi Dr. Joel B. Wolowelsky

"When it comes to supporting people through loss and illness I must say that It's important because it's important! Further more, as an educator I feel that counseling students on confronting loss should be an integral part of a school's responsibility. "
Dr. Joel B. Wolowelsky is Dean of the Faculty of the Yeshivah of Flatbush in Brooklyn, NY, where he teaches math and Jewish Philosophy. He is Associate Editor of Tradition, the journal of Jewish thought published by the Rabbinical Council of America; The Tora u-Madda Journal published byYeshiva University; and the series MeOtzar HoRav: Selected Writing of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. He has published... [ More ]

Yonatan Livni

Maagan Board Member

Neurosurgery treats the brain, at Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan we treat the mind.

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