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Lauren Bottner

Lauren Bottner is a Jewish writer living in Los Angeles, California. She also is a 30 year old licensed therapist with her own therapist, a reader, sister, daughter, friend, library fanatic, obsessively neat, compulsively early former Hero child who plays at being a grown-up.
No Magic Wand

No Magic Wand

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I wanted faith without duties, a God that provided not only the cure but also the motivation.


The Holocaust Excuse

The Holocaust Excuse

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I never heard Zaidy Leo excuse his flaws by pointing the finger at Hitler.


The Blessings of Unanswered Prayers

The Blessings of Unanswered Prayers

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Is there a prayer expiration date? Was breathing a passing grade?


Good Shabbos, Dad

Good Shabbos, Dad

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Being raised as a rather non-religious Jew, I'm often asked what it's like to have orthodox parents.


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