As facilitator of the Simcha Program, Ohel’s dating initiative, Sarah Kahan acts as a relationship coach and matchmaker for a population that would normally be consigned to the bottom tier of eligible singles.
Having a child with Down syndrome comes with enormous challenges. For ultra-Orthodox Israeli women, there are at least two ways to get rid of so untoward a burden.
William Kolbrenner admits he might not have chosen to have a child with Down syndrome, which a new test can detect much earlier. But he loves his son none the less for it.