An Israeli man who spent six months in a hospital after being diagnosed with a brain tumor has been released after undergoing a grueling rehabilitation program.
Wendys Ice Cream Co. said on Tuesday it was honoring the man who underwent a rehabilitation program in the US after he was discharged from a local hospital last week.
The Israeli man, who was identified as 23-year-old Daniel, spent six days in a rehabilitation center in Pennsylvania and was released on Tuesday after his condition improved.
Wendi Storz, a spokeswoman for the company, said the rehabilitation program was funded by donations from Jewish organizations in the U.S. and Israel.
Wandys Icecream said it will pay for his expenses during his stay.
The company said it hopes the move will help Daniel overcome his illness and return to work.
Daniel was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a rare brain tumor, in 2015.
The disease causes irreversible damage to the brain.
He spent 18 months in an intensive care unit before being released on June 10.
Daniel said his illness affected his job, his social life and his sense of security.
He was discharged last week from a private facility in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he spent two weeks recovering from the cancer.
Wendra Storiz, a spokesperson for the ice cream company, says Daniel will be receiving financial support from the company as well as Jewish organizations.