Posted on June 12, 2013
An article in The New York Times describes an Israeli named Liat Negrin who has been visually impaired. Using a new device made by OrCam, an Israeli start-up founded by Amnon Shashua, she has been able to read as she has never been able to before.
Israel is constantly looking for ways to improve society and help people who might be in more vulnerable positions. They profoundly impact people in a powerful way, and serve as a “Light unto the nations.” We should all take a lesson from the State of Israel and remind ourselves of our individual responsibilities as members of the Jewish people to help others.