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On being a “good enough” mother.
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December 16, 2012
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December 18, 2012 9:00 PM
thanks for this awesome simple concise message. Right now with 8 inches of snow remembering to strive higher and wait for the next Jewish holiday is very comforting. Spring will eventually come as it does every year.
December 16, 2012 3:45 PM
This video is beautifully, simply clear. I will watch this again and will pass it along to others.
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Rabbi Tzvi Sytner is a rabbi at the Jewish Renaissance Experience in Scarsdale, NY.
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