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Rabbi diagnosed with ALS shares message of hope despite struggles

In a Finding Faith TODAY report, NBC’s Natalie Morales speaks with Los Angeles-based rabbi Mitzi Hurwitz, who was diagnosed in 2013 with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Despite the hardship, Hurwitz and his family have found their belief in God has strengthened. “What keeps me going is the realization that God is real,” he says.

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