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Audio: Naomi Barsky: In Memory of my Daughter; In Tribute to Life

89 year old Philly resident celebrates life as she mourns her daughter Chana.
9/13/2013, 10:41 AM

A7 Radio's "Life Lessons with Judy Simon" with Judy Simon
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Mrs. Naomi Barsky shares her memories, some sweet and some bittersweet, of growing up and raising a family in Philadelphia.

Her daughter Chana, whom she had nursed back to health after spinal surgery as a child, grew to make Aliyah and become a role model for many. Mrs. Barsky talks about her daughter's death, about dealing with challenging blows, about being Jewish, and about walking with G-d.

Tune in for a conversation with a beautiful, thought-provoking and dignified woman with a positive outlook and an important message.

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Judy Simon is the host of the show Life Lessons and the mother of six children. After almost 20 years of teaching English and special education, Judy now serves as the Beit El Tourism Coordinator, and organizes tours of the site of Jacob's Dream in Beit El. Check out Beit El's website: and "like" the Beit El Heritage Center Facebook page: To "like" the Hebrew page: Life Lessons explores fascinating people from all walks of life and follows their stories of lessons learned along the way. The Life Lessons podcast airs every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
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