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

Benjamin W. Corn, M.D.

Executive Chairman & Founder

Dr. Corn earned his Bachelor of Arts and Medical degrees from Boston University where he graduated with honors.  His post-graduate training was completed at the University of Pennsylvania.  As a Professor of Oncology (cancer specialist), Ben became one of the leading lecturers in the scientific community. The author of approximately 200 publications in the medical literature, he... [ More ]

Dvora Corn M.Sc., OTR

Co-Founder
Executive Director

"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-Tishkofet, an NGO that has developed innovative approaches to facing illness and loss and has impacted thousands of patients, families and professionals. Mrs. Corn is the... [ More ]

Michal Manasseh

Deputy Executive Director - Programming

"החיים הם מתנה אשר מעניקים לנו את הזכות, ההזדמנות והאחריות לתת משהו בחזרה... - אנתוני רובינס"
Michal studied English Literature as well as Communications & Journalism atBar-Ilan University. She served as Director of Public Relations for Ramot Shapira Educational Centre, coordinating Fundraising and PR events for the organization and promoting programs that instill Jewish values in Israel's youth. She was also Executive Coordinator for the International Coalition for Missing Israeli Soldiers,... [ More ]

Ilana Frank

Administrative Manager and Program Coordinator

Ilana, a graduate of Hadassah College, Jerusalem, is a certified medical laboratorian. After completing her studies she worked 15 years in medical school Hadassah Ein Kerem, the department of anatomy and embryology at the Hebrew University Givat Ram Institute of Life Sciences. Ilana was the Neurohistologist senior research assistant. She then worked 13 years in the Managing Director office of The Israel... [ More ]

Nili Sagui Sachs

Project Manager

BA in Business Administration, Certified  Parents’ Coach at the Adler Institute.
Project Manager at Tishkofet.

Margo Helman, MSW

Clinical Director

Clinical social worker, individual, couples and family therapist, group leader and clinical supervisor, specializing in issues related to health, illness and loss. Margo earned her BSW from Hebrew University and her MSW from New York University. She applies principles of mindfulness and self acceptance in her work with people living with anxiety, depression, physical pain and emotional pain. Margo... [ More ]

Sandra Lozowick

Clinical Psychologist

""No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main.... " John Donne (British divine, metaphysical poet. Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, Meditation 17 (1624))"
Sandra is a clinical psychologist and psycho-oncologist.. Her BA in psychology is from Brandeis University which was followed by graduate work in neuropsychology and pscholinguistics at Boston University. Upon making Aliyah, Sandra studied at Hebrew University and graduated with honors and received her MA in bio-medical psychology. Sandra's apprenticeship was done in Hadassah University Hospital in... [ More ]

Eli Sharon

Director of Spiritual Care Program

"Human Beings are the secrets of creation and the story is their meaning. "
Eli was born in Magdiel Transit Camp, to a Holocaust surviving couple. Grown-up in the ultra orthodox community and later he joined Bnei-Akiva movement. Studied Economics at Bar-Ilan University Business School. Since 1976 Eli headed a business group with holdings of a travel agency chain, investment company and some other businesses. In 1997 he chaired of The Standards Committee of the Third Sector... [ More ]

Michal Zussman

Social Worker

Michal has joined the Tishkofet team as a social worker on a voluntary basis, specializing in individual therapy

Iris Solomon, M.A

Psychotherapist and Spiritual Care Provider

A Couples and Family Therapist and social worker with 18 years of work experience. Deals with Spiritual Care of the terminally ill and treatment with issues of loss and bereavement, leads meditation circles, and empowerment groups.

Aliza Shapiro, MSW, LISW-S

Clinical Social Worker

Aliza graduated with honors from Columbia College, where she earned a B.A. in psychology. She earned her master’s degree in social work from New York University with a joint concentration in clinical practice and social work research, programs, and policies. Aliza’s social work training focused on child and adolescent mental health. After completing her training, Aliza worked as an outpatient... [ More ]

Miri Furst Homa, MSW

Coordinator of Care for Individuals and Families

Miri received her B.A. from Bar Ilan University in Psychology and Jewish History. After doing research for some time, she went on to get a Masters in Social Work at Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York. Miri did her clinical training at Tishkofet, and at the Jerusalem Rape Crisis Center.  After completing her MSW degree, Miri joined the clinical staff at Tishkofet. She lives in Jerusalem with... [ More ]

Havi Erez

Group facilitator

I believe that looking at life from a perspective of growth, impact, simplicity, responsibility, involvement, listening and self-confidence – these are all our own choices!In my groups I provide the tools to help bring us closer to achieving our goals.In Intuitive Painting – We learn to express our feelings intuitively and freely.In Coaching – We acquire practical tools for living a fulfilling... [ More ]

Inna Dobrovolskaya

Pilates group Instructor

Fitness trainer, certified Pilates, Body Shaping and Zumba instructor.
Has extensive experience in personal and group training.

Nurit Giz

Group Facilitator- design of handmade ceramics

Nurit has been working with clay for many years, creating and sculpting pottery in special techniques. She is also a Jewelry workshop facilitator.
Married to Ami, tour guide and mother of three. Lives in Har Hadar.

Eddi Bechor

Yoga Group Leader

Yoga instructor with many years of experience working with cancer patients,
Mental and Spiritual Health care giver.

Adie Shaham

Spiritual Caregiver

Spiritual Caregiver to people who are entering the final stage of their life cycle. It is my belief that we are all entitled to leave this world, die, surrounded by loved ones. Ten years of experience with ALS patients and their families. Studied at Israel Center for Mind-Body MedicineCEO Award winner for 2011 Volunteer at Bait Balev, Ra'anana.

www.adieshaham.co.il 
"Tishkofet gave me the ability to say 'I understand you.'"

Help Support Our Patients


Workshop Festival June 2011


"Partners for Life" Retreat for Couples 2011