“Running Rabbi” Hirshel Jaffe outraces cancer

Rabbi Hirshel Jaffe, 78, of Peekskill, is trying

Rabbi Hirshel Jaffe, 78, of Peekskill, is trying to raise $100,000 for cancer research. (April 17, 2014 2:45 PM)

A local rabbi is on a mission to raise $100,000 for cancer research by next month.

Rabbi Hirshel Jaffe, 78, of Peekskill, has devoted his life to teaching the Jewish faithful, writing books and raising money by running marathons.

Known as the "Running Rabbi," Jaffe set a goal for himself to raise $100,000 by mid-May in hope of helping the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society raise money to...

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