NEW YORK — Tom Peled has a goal: Live strong for the Jewish world.
The Israeli is finding inspiration in biking champion Lance Armstrong’s cancer awareness organization as he prepares for a 3,000-mile bike trek across the US to raise money for his own Bike for the Fight to support cancer research in Israel.
The trip, beginning Aug. 1 in Los Angeles, will take him to many communities. He anticipates arriving in New York three months later, having spent Shabbat in host communities.
Peled conceived the project after his father died last year of pseudomyxoma peritonei, a type of abdominal cavity cancer.