Libi Frydman Orlow

Adina and I had been discussing and deliberating having a fourth for a few years. The events in Israel this past summer shifted the conversation and nine months later, Adina and I are humbled by and in awe of the birth of our fourth child, Libi Frydman Orlow. She is a miracle just like the rest of the fOuRLOWs and we are confident that our Libi is every bit as amazing as her sister and two brothers. Seeing that she was born out of our concern for Israel and the future of the Jewish people we found it fitting to name her Libi ( pronounced Lee Bee) after the first line of  Rabbi Yehudah HaLevi‘s Songs for Zion, he wrote, “My heart in the East and I at the farthest West.” Later on in the poem he writes:

Zion, do you ask if the captives are at peace— the few that are left?

I cry out like the jackals when I think of their grief;

but, dreaming of the end of their captivity,

I am like a harp for your songs.

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Adina and I dream of the end of our captivity and the sustained safety of the Jewish people. We sincerely hope that our Libi will be an instrument of our national song. We are excited to see the impact she makes on the world.

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3 Responses to “Libi Frydman Orlow”


  1. 1 SBernick July 31, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Mazel tov Sent from my NOOK

    Said to Myself wrote:

    >Post : Libi Frydman Orlow >URL : https://saidtomyself.com/2015/07/31/libi-frydman-orlow/ >Posted : July 31, 2015 at 9:20 am >Author : ravhiorlow >Tags : fOuRLOW, Libi >Categories : Uncategorized > >Adina and I had been discussing and deliberating having a fourth for a few years. The events

  2. 2 Erica July 31, 2015 at 10:19 am

    Beautiful! Mazel Tov. Shabbat Shalom.


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