don’t have one to speak about. However, for me and my family, this is one October we will never
Our son Aaron turns 13 on October 4th
Etz Chaim in Thousand Oaks, closer to where we live. It’s so hard to believe that our Millennium baby
or Y2K kid is already 13. This all happening in the year that my father turned 90 and I turned 60. So
many simchas in one year, you could platz!
I am so excited that his Torah portion is “Lech L’cha” and I get to sing “L’chi Lach to him at the Bar
Mitzvah. I have sung it for so many years for Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and even at CAJE – the Conference
for the Advancement of Jewish Education with Debbie Friedman of Blessed Memory, who wrote it.
But, this is going to be really special for me and I hope for Aaron, too.
Laura and I are also honored to have Rabbi Mark doing the “Priestly Blessing” over Aaron on this
special day in our lives. Thank you, Rabbi. It means so much to us to have you representing our TBA
Cantor Kenny Ellis