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Reaching very troubled teens in Utah

 Benny Zippel of Salt Lake City meets with students at residential treatment centers, he poses a question: “Do you know how many people walk this planet Earth on a daily basis?” Seven billion, the students say. “Would it make a difference if the only thing missing from the planet was you?” The kids usually answer “absolutely not.” “That’s the first mistake there and then,” the rabbi tells the students. “If G-d felt it was worthwhile for you to come into this world, it’s because you have something in you, that if I took it upon myself to work 25 hours a day, eight days a week, I would never be able to achieve what you’re meant to achieve.” It’s a powerful and heartfelt message that […]
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