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Community Organizations
Dear Dr. Blumenthal:
I just wanted to thank you again for your truly excellent presentation at yesterday's AKO Conference. 

The attendees enjoyed it very much and have asked that we make sure we have the opportunity to have you speak again for a longer period of time. As you can imagine your words chizuk will indeed have a long lasting effect on the attendees as they are all leaders in their own communities.

-Rabbi Sholem Fishbane
Chicago Rabbinical Council, Kashrus Administrator

Dear Dr. Blumenthal,
On behalf of myself and Project Witness I would like to thank you for once again providing us with a most meaningful presentation last week. 

Your engaging approach to your topic and your personal input really enabled our audience to absorb the material you are transmitting without an overlay of melancholy and depression. 

Your presentation both this week, and at the Second Generation webinar were very well received. It is quite clear to all of us at Project Witness that your well-earned professional reputation has a very solid basis. This makes what you do for us even more significant, and therefore I thank you sincerely for your chessed and kindness. 

I wish you continued success in your profession. May you and your family enjoy good health and many productive years together.

-Warm personal regards,
Ruth Lichtenstein, Project Witness and Hamodia Newspaper

Educators
Dear Dr. Blumenthal,

I thought you would like to know that the student you had helped has returned to school today and is outwardly doing fine. It definitely was helpful to prepare his classmates for his return and they welcomed him back but did not fawn all over him. Likewise, our teachers appreciated the guidance you gave them and were able to interact with the student concerned in a healthy manner.

The entire grade class were very interested in the advice and guidance you offered them. I appreciate your coming in on such short notice, as your guidance was invaluable. Your meeting with our menahel, and me to give us sound leadership advice, then allowed us to formulate a coherent school message. I did in fact use your suggested template in an informational etter to the parents of the students giving them advice on how to comfort their children in times of sorrow.

Over ten of our staff members (guidance counselors and teachers) were in attendance at the session you gave to the students. The shared experience and vocabulary allowed for eneficial follow up with the students as well as with the student himself.

Once again, I am so appreciative of your help and please let the people at OHEL (David Mandel) know what an amazing and important service you perform for our community.

May we share only happy occasion in the future.

-All the best,
School Principal

Family Members
After the loss of a loved one
Dear Dr Blumenthal,

I cannot thank you enough for making Dr. Blumenthal available for my brother- in- law  and family. 

He told me that many people tried, but Dr. Blumenthal is the only one who has provided him and his wife with practical direction and support. 

There are no words. 

After counseling a young girl who witnessed a tragedy
Thank you so much for meeting with my daughter. She felt so good and validated. I have no words. Hashem should give you koach to go on.

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