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Parent's Torah Blog

The Un-Birthday Gift

      Each year, a few days before each of my children's birthdays, a package arrives at the door. Inside the package are two wrapped presents -- one to the child who birthday is coming and one ot the sibling. The present for the birthday child has a card which reads, "Happy Birthday" from Louise and the present to the sibling has a card which says, "Happy Un-Birthday" from Louise. The "un-bithday" present is typically small in size -- such as alphabet stamps or a book -- but its impact on my family has been immense. ...


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Upcoming Speaking Engagements Include:

• Passover event for new parents, Los Angeles Jewish Community Center, April 13th, 10:00 am

Recent Speaking Engagements Include:

• 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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