my Bat Mitzvah speech to my daughter

  Most people fall into categories to define who they are. I believe it is my nature to try to simplify my life by putting labels on things and on people. I tried to do so with you. When you were 2, I once watched you stack your wooden blocks into towers, red up, animals…

A Bat Mitzvah speech for her. Or how we conquered Dragons.

I was asked by my Rabbi if I wished to say something wonderful about my daughter during her Bat Mitzvah. ¬†For him to ask me…was a standard question. But for me, it was akin to asking me to fight dragons. Public speaking or fighting dragons is a toss up as far as which I would…