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Born and raised in New York City, David Sacks attended Harvard College, graduating with a degree in Government in 1984. While there he began his comedy writing career as an editor of the school's humor magazine, The Harvard Lampoon. Upon graduating, David moved to Los Angeles and began writing for television. Among the shows he has worked for are The Simpsons, where he won an Emmy Award, and Third Rock from the Sun for which he won a Golden Globe Award and Malcolm in the Middle. David is the co-founder and Senior Lecturer of The Happy Minyan of Los Angeles. David is married and raises his family in Beverly Hills, CA.

Born and raised in New York City, David Sacks attended Harvard College, graduating with a degree in Government in 1984. While there he began his comedy writing career as an editor of the school's humor magazine, The Harvard Lampoon. Upon graduating, David moved to Los Angeles and began writing for television. Among the shows he has worked for are The Simpsons, where he won an Emmy Award, and Third Rock from the Sun for which he won a Golden Globe Award and Malcolm in the Middle. David is the co-founder and Senior Lecturer of The Happy Minyan of Los Angeles. David is married and raises his family in Beverly Hills, CA.
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Born and raised in New York City, David Sacks attended Harvard College, graduating with a degree in Government in 1984. While there he began his comedy writing career as an editor of the school's humor magazine, The Harvard Lampoon. Upon graduating, David moved to Los Angeles and began writing for television. Among the shows he has worked for are The Simpsons, where he won an Emmy Award, and Third Rock from the Sun for which he won a Golden Globe Award and Malcolm in the Middle. David is the co-founder and Senior Lecturer of The Happy Minyan of Los Angeles. David is married and raises his family in Beverly Hills, CA.

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No Class This Sunday – Noach Talk Attached!!

10/12/2018
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Was Noach holy? Yes! But then why is the flood blamed on him? Or put another way, if he was a Tzaddik, then why didn't he pray for his generation to be spared? Did you know Noach gets reincarnated as Moshe, and that Moshe rectifies his soul? All this is discussed as we explore the role of the Tzaddik and the evolution of righteousness.

Duration:00:56:27

The Creation of People

9/30/2018
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Why do we begin the Torah now? Why not on Rosh Hashana? It's a famous question but here is a new answer!! This was recorded in the Happy Minyan Succah at 2am.

Duration:01:12:03

Appointment With Destiny

9/16/2018
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What if there were amazing opportunities waiting for you your whole life but you never showed up to collect them? And what if you never collected them because they were all waiting above you? The ram Abraham offered instead of Isaac was waiting for him since the first days of creation, but he never would have offered it unless he first passed all ten tests. To hear more and how these ideas apply to our every day lives, listen to this week's talk on Yom Kippur!

Duration:01:03:23

Building Bridges For The New Year

9/2/2018
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Happy New Year! In this week's talk, we take a cosmic look at how to visualize the new year coming down, blessings and curses, and developing an expanded sense of self!

Duration:00:29:10

Practical Tools: Achieving Your Potential

8/26/2018
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Everyone wants to be the best they can be -- but do you do that exactly? In this week's talk, we look at practical steps that are surprisingly small that can get us to that most awesome of places -- the best you!

Duration:00:58:15

How Do I Believe?

8/19/2018
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This week we look into the amazing world of belief. We explore why so many people don't believe (especially people with more academic perspectives) and why it is that even "believers" often aren't able to believe even when they want to and are trying to. It's a big topic! But lots of helpful suggestions contained within! Hope you get a chance to listen and take the trip with me!

Duration:00:49:33

The Month of Elul 2018

8/14/2018
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Duration:00:56:30

Who Owns You?

7/29/2018
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Duration:00:54:48

Our Divine Partnership

7/15/2018
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Duration:01:06:03

Eyes, Hearts, Desire

6/26/2018
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Duration:00:43:05