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Roneet Carmell Memorial Endowment Fund - Inaugural Lecture

The following are the remarks I gave at the inaugural lecture that was held at the University of California, Irvine on May 23rd, 2019.

I want to thank you for coming out tonight for this event. It really means a lot to me as this is such a personal cause.

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The Power of Thanks and Giving

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This was originally written Thanksgiving week 2015 when I thought I would do a little philosophical reflection. So much has happened over the last year and this blog means even more today. Over the weekend I announced the exciting news about The Roneet Carmell Center for Jewish Life, 

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Hope Is Not A Strategy - Don't Discount Liberal Arts!

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This will be my last blog post related to Andrew Carnegie. All good things must come to an end. When I started at CWS out of college my first boss asked me what my major was and I told him political science. He had an engineering background and kind of snickered and asked what I planned to do with that degree and if I considered “opening up a political science store.” I laughed it off and gave the standard retort that I thought it would help me be a better writer and think critically.

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Benefits of Philanthropy - Give it Away Now..or Later

Carnegie HallI was recently in New York City and stayed near Carnegie Hall which is fitting since I wrote about Andrew Carnegie last week and plan to continue with discussing him again this week. Carnegie Hall is one of the great legacies he left behind. Despite being in one of the premier locations in the world and having such a rich history,

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