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Paralyzed from the waist down, Agnes Fejerty demonstrates vividly how Israeli invention helped her overcome her physical challenges. Here, with the assistance of Howard Brand, she takes a walk across the temple’s bimah, thanks to the ReWalk exoskeleton, in es­sence a robotic suit. Weighing 44 pounds, the device is a product of Argo Medical Technologies in Haifa. The exoskeleton suit has a local angle as well: MossRehab of the Einstein Healthcare Network had been given exclusive United States rights to the product’s clinical trial.