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Parent's Torah Blog

Summarizing Twenty Years and Millenia

      A college friend of mine recently found me on Facebook. We hadn't spoken to each other since graduation, and I was happy to hear from him. Since we had been out of touch for so long, he began by summarizing the last nearly twenty years of his life. In a few bullet-pointed sentences, he concisely explained how he had started a Ph.D. program, left to work in the corporate world, married and had a child. I was surprised how such a long period of time could be encapsulated so succinctly, and I did my best to describe my adulthood in a few brief sentences.

      On reflection, I realized that the past decade of my life could be summarized in just one sentence -- a verse from this week's Torah portion. ....


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Upcoming Speaking Engagements Include:

• Sinai Temple, Jumba and Torah Class for MATI group

Recent Speaking Engagements Include:

• Westside Jewish Community Center, Jewish Baby University Program for Expecting Parents

• Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, CA

• Congregation B'nai Israel Sisterhood

• Pacific Southwest Region of Women's League Conference, Irvine, CA

• Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, CA

• Women to Women, professional women's group and Working Mother's Group, Encino CA

• Sisterhood of Temple Beth Shalom, Long Beach




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