Bintel Brief: Rabbi Irwin Kula Helps a Poor Orphan Girl

Rabbi Kula

Dear Rabbi Kula,

I am 15 years old and in need of a consistent father figure in my life. It is not that I do not have a wonderful father — I do! It is just that he is rarely around. He is always working, traveling and at the office. It is quite upsetting. Please advise. Thank you.

POOR ORPHAN GIRL

P.S. I am not really an orphan. I have a wonderful mother who is often around, but it is not the same as having two parents!

Rabbi Irwin Kula Replies:


Rabbi Irwin Kula is president of CLAL-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. He is the author, most recently, of “Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life” (Hyperion, 2006) and was featured in the public television special “The Hidden Wisdom of Our Yearnings,” which was based on his book.

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