After Ayelet Galena died, her parents wanted to be sure a second child would be healthy. Doctors pinpointed her deadly genetic mutation — and now the couple have little Akiva.
Hindy Poupko and Seth Galena shared their daughter Ayelet’s struggle with a rare bone disease, which ended in her tragic death. Now they are celebrating the birth of a son.
Ayelet Galena’s mother Hindy Poupko made last year’s Forward 50 for taking her ailing daughter’s fight for life to the internet. A year later, the girl’s legacy lives on.
Seth and Hindy Poupko Galena know what it’s like to lose a child. The parents of Ayelet Galena decided to do something to ease the pain of Noah Pozner’s family.
Six months after the death of Ayelet Galena, the toddler continues to have an impact. A donor drive in her name has resulted in 42 bone marrow matches and five transplants.
What happens when Jewish parents decide to share with the blogosphere their toddler’s fight to survive? Gabrielle Birkner tells a tale of hope and loss for the Internet age.
Staffers discuss little Ayelet Galena’s tragic struggle, why Jews may be moving toward the Republican Party, and Benjamin Netanyahu’s win in Israeli primary elections.