Rabbi Jay Litvin

 

 

Age: 60

 

Summary: leader in the rescue organization Children of Chernobyl, an international aid group that lifted children out of the area of the 1986 nuclear disaster in the Ukraine, who worked as medical liaison coordinating the immigration of children to foreign countries for their medical treatment, and who despite having no medical background became an expert on cancer through his work with the Ukrainian children.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: 1944

 

Died: April 15, 2004

 

Location: Jerusalem, Israel