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


Prof. Ben and Dvora Corn on "Osim Seder" with Ben Caspit

Monday, March 3, 2014
Prof. Ben and Dvora Corn talk of the work done at Life's Door-Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan to break "the bond of silence" surrounding issues of sickness and death, so that patients won't feel alone in their ordeal and so they'll feel hopeful even in these hard times. Ben and Dvora also talk of The Conversation Project, the new tool offered at LDT that allows each person to calmly and confortably formulate his or her thoughts and wishes for the end of life.

Prof. Ben Corn on "New Day" - Channel Two

Sunday, August 5, 2012
Benjamin W. Corn, M.D., Executive Chairman & Founder of Life's Door-Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan organization on the morning program "New Day" on Channel 2. One year after Adi Talmor, an Israeli journalist and news presenter, decided to end his life by assisted suicide in Switzerland after he was diagnosed with lung cancer, the show deals with the question wheather Israel will allow assisted suicide in the future.
 The show aired on Sunday, August 5th, at 7am.
Adi Talmor came to see Professor Ben Corn, Chairman of Radiation Oncology at Ichilov Hospital, for a number of treatments. On the show, Professor Ben Corn talks about steps in dealing with illness, the need for dealing with difficult issues such as illness and death, about the discussions with Adi Talmor and how he discovered about his death in Switzerland.
The program aired on Sunday, August 5th, at 7:00 am

Creating a World of Hope

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Touch Your Heart with a Story

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The “Presidential Award for Volunteerism” 2011 awarded to LDT Fouder and Chairman Prof. Ben Corn, MD

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan is proud to congratulate Prof. Ben Corn on receiving The “Presidential Award for Volunteerism” 2011 for his extraordinary and unique contribution to Israeli society.

At a ceremony with 900 guests, President Shimon Peres awarded the “Presidential Award for Voluntarism "(2011) to Prof. Ben Corn, a world-renowned expert in oncology, founder of LDT organization for spiritual support for patients and their families. Prof. Corn came to the ceremony accompanied by his wife Dvora Corn LDT co-founder and executive director, his family and representatives of the organization.

Creating a World of Hope

Monday, March 8, 2010

Life's Door-Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan: Who We Are

Monday, March 17, 2008

Channel 2 News Segment - "Partners for Life" Couples Retreat (In Hebrew)

Saturday, March 8, 2008
"Partners for Life" Retreat for couples coping with serious illness took place on February 19-20, 2008 in Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Israel. We would like to thank reporter Meirav Sarig and the participating couples for opening their hearts and lives to us. The news segment aired on Saturday night, 8 March 2008.

Annual Couples' Retreat "Partners for Life"

Thursday, November 30, 2006
"Partners for Life" Retreat for couples coping with serious illness took place on November 29-30, 2006 in Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Israel.
"Gisha la'Chaim Tishkofet-Maagan gave me the ability to say 'I understand you.'"

Help Support Our Patients

Workshop Festival June 2011

"Partners for Life" Retreat