Since he was 15, Ben Hirschfeld has been spreading light in Kenya. He founded an organization called Lit! Solar to replace dangerous kerosene lamps, which many poor families rely on in their homes, with safe solar lanterns.
The power of generosity, and the connections it forges, plays out in ‘A Small Act.’
In Talmud Yerushalmi it is written, “I myself found fully grown carob trees in the world; as my fathers planted for me before I was born so do I plant for those who will come after me.”
There is a retired schoolteacher living in Stockholm, Hilde Back, who may never have read that sentence, although she is Jewish.
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