Websites for finding out more information on kidney donation:
Book written by a kidney donor:
"The Kidney Donor's Journey: 100 Questions I Asked Before Donating My Kidney" - by Ari Sytner. Very highly recommend this
book! This book has EVERYTHING you need to know about kidney donation! One can purchase this book on Amazon and can get a FREE
kindle version on Amazon as well!
Articles written by or about kidney donors:
- "83-Year-Old Becomes Oldest Living Kidney Donor In British Medical History" - The Telegraph - May 17, 2012. Website: www.
- "90 Year Old Woman Possibly Singapore's Longest And Oldest Surviving Kidney Donor" - Channel New Asia - November 14, 2009.
- "Man Gives His Wife Precious Gift: His Kidney" (Was 76 years old when he donated a kidney! )- KMBC-TV,December 3, 2009.
- "Local Rabbi Donates Kidney To Stranger" - NJ Jewish Standard - August 28, 2009. Website: Jstandard.com
- "Rabbi's Kidney Donation Inspires Community" - Chabad.org. - August 20, 2009. Website: www.chabad.org
- "Kidney Exchange Builds Chain of Life" - The Salt Lake Tribune - August 10, 2009. Website: www.sltrib.com
- "Arrivals: Ruth Shlossman: From New Jersey to Jerusalem"- Jerusalem Post- July 16, 2009. Website: www.jpost.com
- "Kidney Donor, Recipient 'Doing Well' After Surgery" - Daily Press, June 3, 2009. Website: www.dailypress.net
- "Here's Looking At You Kidney" - Texas Monthly, June 2006. Website: www.dynamist.com
- "The New Organ Donors Are Living Strangers" New York Times - September 20, 1999. Website: nytimes.com
- "Kidney Donation to Hubby Ends Divorce Plans" - MSNBC - May 4, 2007 - Website: www.msnbc.msn.com
- "It's A Go - Soldier Can Donate Kidney To Mom" - MSNBC - June 8, 2007.Website: msnbc.com
- "Woman Saw Appeal On Flyer And Decided To Donate An Organ" - The Seattle Times - February 23, 2008 Website: seattletimes.
- "Kidney Turns Strangers Into Family" - New York Daily News - July 7, 2008. Website: www.nydailynews.com
- "Would You Give Your Kidney to a Stranger?" - CNN.com Health - June 2, 2006. Website: www.cnn.com
- "An Angel from Alabama" - The Jewish Week - July 2, 2008 - Website: www.thejewishweek.com
- "Brother and Sister Donate Kidneys To Save Lives" - Chaya and her brother who both donated their kidney to strangers.- The Jewish
Press - June 20, 2007 - Website: www.jewishpress.com
- "Women Gets Ring - and Kidney - from Fiance" - New York Daily News. Website: www.nydailynews.com
- "Starbucks Barista Donates One of her Spares to Good Customer in Need" - April 2, 2008 - Today Show Website: today.msnbc.
- "Kidney Donor Speaks Out" - David Koster, kidney donor, donated a kidney to a stranger - Education Update, May,2004 Website - www.
- "A Kidney To Give" - Written by Lori Palatnik, who donated a kidney to a stranger. (Chaya had made Lori's kidney match). Website: www.
- "The Facts of Kidney Transplant" - Interview with Chaya & Dr. Stuart Greenstein, kidney transplant surgeon,Montefiore Medical Center.
Originally this was an article that appeared in The Jewish Press, February 8, 2006. Website: www.ourjerusalem.com
- "The Gift of Life" - Story about Chaya - NY Assemblyman Dov Hikind's Newsletter - July 2006. Website: assembly.state.ny.us
- "KidneyMitzvah" - Story about Chaya (see page 6) - Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz's publication, "Brooklyn!!" - Summer,
2006. Website: www.brooklyn-usa.org
- "The Life Saver" - Story about Chaya- The Jewish Chronicle, Britain - May 25, 2007 (pdf document) Website: www.hods.org.
- "Kidney Donor Encourages Once in a Lifetime Mitzvah" - Story about Chaya- American Jewish World. July 13, 2007 (This weekly
newspaper, doesn't have a website, but here is thepdf document, Americanjewishworld
- "Ground Zero Worker In Rare Kidney Swap Set To Exit Hospital" - New York Daily News - September 2, 2007 .Website: www.
- "Kidney At 70, She Wins 8-Year Old Fight To Donate Organ To Brother" - New York Daily News, February14, 2003. Website: www.
- "Fiance Kidney Donor: Of Course We Were A Match" - CNN - February 16, 2009. Website: www.cnn.com
- "After Transplant, Athlete's Kidneys Compete Separately in Triathlon" - Grand Rapids News - August 31, 2008. Website: www.mlive.
- "17 Years After Divorce, A Kidney Reunited Them" - MSNBC - March 25, 2009. Website: www.msnbc.com
- "Bostonians Helped By Kidney Matchmaker" - The Jewish Advocate - May 1, 2009. For article (pdf) click here
- "Kidney Donation Law Must Change" - The Jewish Chronicle, UK - July 2, 2009. Website: www.thejc.com.
- "What Prospective Kidney Donors Need to Know" - New York Daily News, June 11, 2009. Website: www.nydailynews.com
- "Kidney Donors Have a Normal Life Span, Study Finds" - Los Angeles Times, January 29, 2009. Website: www.latimes.com
- "Study Has Positive Health News For Kidney Donors" - January 28, 2009 - Minnesota Public Radio. Website: minnesota.publicradio.
- "One Kidney Is More Than Enough - Living Kidney Donors, Survive, Thrive and Rarely Suffer from Kidney Problems" Scienceline
- March 4, 2009. Website: scienceline.org
- "Would You Give Your Kidney To A Stranger?" - CNN.com - June 2, 2006. Website: www.cnn.com
- "The New Organ Donors Are Living Strangers" - New York Times - September 20, 1999. Website: nytimes.com
- "A Kidney Removed and Home The Same Day" - BBC = December 7, 2009. Website: bbc.co.uk