Below is a comment from a congregant from BYBS

Hi Karen,
We appreciate your willingness to visit the south suburbs to give us an insight into what it was like growing up as the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. It was compelling to hear you explain how forgiving your father for the abuse he inflicted upon your family was not to absolve him of guilt but to free yourself from the anger that consumed you.
Thank you.
B.S.
B’nai Yehuda Beth Sholom
1424 W. 183rd Street
Homewood, IL 60430

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    March 15, 2016    Rev. David J. Wood Senior Minister at the Glencoe Union Church   Karen is an outstanding speaker.  She communicates her story clearly and with great compassion.  She doesn’t just talk about forgiveness—she shows us what it means in real life. Her story reminds us of why forgiveness is not just an ideal ...more

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