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Ruth, 29, suffers from eating disorders for 14 years, participant of Project 2020

“As a mom with a history of eating disorders, you confront yourself every day. The non-ending war between the monster in your head and the rationale, the responsibility, the adulthood, and the endless love for those wonders your body created, the same body you have been fighting for years.I plead with her to keep on […]

Naomi, 22, bulimic for 5 years, participant of Project 2020

“Naomi is a religious girl who does not believe in God. When she tells me her story, I can understand why…She is the youngest in an orthodox family. On the outside everything looks ok, only nothing is. Without looking at me, she tells me that in addition to her dad being violent, he used to […]

Liat, 21, compulsive eater for 3 years, participant of Project 2020

“Liat is 20 and a half, exactly half my age. She is a beautiful girl, smiles a lot, intelligent, well spoken. She is greeting me in a small house, which she shares with her mother in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Tel Aviv. Both her parents are drug addicts and when she was 6 […]

Reut, 24, anorexic for 3 years, participant of Project 2020

“She stopped coming to the army dining room and used to bring only the food her mom made, the food she loved so much, until she stopped bringing it. She used to fast for days, coming home for the weekend, and eating a small meal once a day, one only she made. In a few […]

Ella, 28, has eating disorder for 20 years, participant of Project 2020

“Her eating disorders began at a very young age, around first grade. As a young child, she went through a very difficult trauma and used food as an escape, where she had full control. The fat protected her.At home, her parents used to hide all the candies and the moment she was alone, she was […]

Neta, 21, bulimic for 5 years, participant of Project 2020

“Neta is dependable on her parents in any possible way. Recently she started going out of her home to her dad’s office to learn about bookkeeping, which gives her a new interest. I speak and speak, hoping that something of what I say will go through, reminding her, that even though she has been sick […]

Shiri, 22, anorexic for 3 years, participant of Project 2020

“Since the army training, she was sent to the base for 3 weeks without coming back home.A while later, they started to notice she was losing weight. She was sent to medical check-ups since she suffered from a disorder in her heart rhythm and after they didn’t find anything wrong, she was sent to a […]

Noa, 24, bulimic for 5 years, participant of Project 2020

“My first meeting with Noa was yesterday. She has suffered from bulimia for 6 years and still lives with her parents. Her parents are caressing her with love and concern, sometimes too much. There’s nothing in the refrigerator at Noa’s house. The food is always locked in the basement. We sit in her room, the […]

Hadar, 35, bulimic for 14 years, participant of Project 2020

“Hadar’s new apartment is organized and minimalist, border lined sterile, and very bright. There are good energies. Hadar, who can’t hear well, gives me a house tour. It is big and spacious. There is peace and quiet. She makes me coffee and we are sitting in the living room.Hadar is a pretty girl, dressed well, […]