Having recently attended the college graduation of our middle child, I could not stop thinking what I might have said if given the opportunity to offer the commencement address. Here are five thoughts:
Call it a beach party without the beach. The pouring rain didn't stop Beverly Hills High School students from partying when they recently converged on the campus football field for an early evening bonfire. The up-tempo rally - which featured kosher hot dogs and school cheerleaders busting moves to the beat of a live band - was organized by Rabbi Hertzl Illulian, who, for seven years, has been organizing events at Beverly Hills High School.