Guest post by Sarah Mabrouk I spent a good part of my career as a journalist, covering news stories in the Middle East. I reported on the Iraq war, the withdrawal from Gaza, the war in Lebanon, Ahmedinejad’s rise to power in Iran, the election win of Hamas in the Palestinian territories, and many [...]
Filmmaker Crowdfunding New Documentary About Her Mother’s Cancer Journey on the Gerson Therapy. Help Make it Happen!
We recently heard from a young filmmaker named Sara Bellin, whose mother was recently diagnosed with cancer. When her mother made the life-changing decision to forgo conventional medical treatment in favor of the Gerson Therapy, Sara was inspired to document her mother’s treatment. Sara is currently raising funds to make a documentary film about her [...]
This week, Anderson Cooper had an amazing interview with a charismatic fellow with an affinity for giving shout-outs to his favorite foods. No, I’m not talking about his now-viral interview with Charles Ramsey, the McDonalds-loving hero who helped rescue three women from captivity in Cleveland. I’m talking about his interview with Sy Harger, a six-year-old [...]
Life at the Gerson Institute is always exciting, but last Thursday was especially exciting, since Phil Collen, the lead guitarist for Def Leppard, came for lunch. Actually, it was a little more than lunch. Collen came to our office yesterday with guitar maker Jake Willoughby to present the Institute with a $20,000 donation and give [...]
The Gerson Institute has been around for over three decades. As you can imagine, a lot has happened over the years. While some parts of our past will live on only as memories, others we were fortunate enough to capture on video. Recently, we began a project to bring the Gerson Institute’s history back to [...]
Hey there, Gerson Person! Let’s take a moment to touch base with you, and catch you up with what’s happening around the Institute. Mikhaela and Ally are here today to share the top 5 awesome things that they’ve discovered this month, let you know about some fun things coming up, and share a few things [...]
6 hours before the end of the competition, we had seemingly secured a $10,000 grant. Then we received a phone call from Chase, informing us that we had been disqualified, and given no reason why.
Juice, Coffee Breaks, Rock ‘n Roll! Three weeks ago, Jen Engeran, the Gerson Institute’s chef, wore a Def Leppard t-shirt to work, and was met with tons of compliments from our musically-minded staff. Check out Jen rocking her Def Leppard shirt in the photo above, with Liz in her Gerson tee! Just two days later, [...]
We’re always so busy, busy, busy around here! There’s been a lot going on this month, and if you’re not on top of our every Tweet, Facebook post, email or blog post, it can be easy to miss something special. Here’s a quick summary of a few cool things that happened last month: 1. Howard [...]
Even at 90 years old she can still blow a large room full of people away.