So how did Yasiel Puig, Cleveland Indians outfielder and a Cuba native, get involved with a Jewish organization?

Puig spends day off at camp for kids with cancer
by Mandy Bell
August 20, 2019

The Indians outfielder took advantage of his first free day in three weeks to rent a helicopter that would fly him to visit Camp Simcha in New York’s Catskill Mountains. It is the only kosher overnight summer camp for children and teens with cancer, and it hosts children battling other diseases, most of which are terminal.“It’s a little bit sad to see young kids that have been sick from a young age, like 7-14 years old,” Puig said. “But when you see them smile and them hanging out and jumping to the music, you forget and everyone forgets that the kids are sick. READ MORE

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