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October 6, 2013
October 8, 2013 1:33 AM
Great topic, and delivered very well !
Inspires us to be all we can be and be happy with our own achievements, despite what others around us are achieving.
October 7, 2013 4:41 PM
Well said. Thank you for sharing.
October 7, 2013 3:54 PM
That's a very valuable lesson to remember.
October 7, 2013 2:19 PM
love it love it love it
somehow you always seem to come up with a topic that is in the forefront of my mind.
October 7, 2013 1:08 PM
So true! Keep sharing your wisdom. You are an inspiration and great speaker....
October 7, 2013 12:39 PM
That is exactly what I needed to hear today. You are such an inspirational speaker.
October 6, 2013 5:57 PM
needed to hear that, thanks!
good point, should remind myself of that more often :)well said!
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Rabbi Tzvi Sytner is a rabbi at the Jewish Renaissance Experience in Scarsdale, NY.
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