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We should be grateful for Jerome booking

Dear Editor:

Congratulations to the young lady for your bat mitzvah.

Has this town lost its mind? Why would anybody have anything negative to say about this family that has decided to host their daughter’s bat mitzvah in our amazing town?

First off, it is not anybody’s business how somebody spends their money.

Secondly, how about the revenue that is generated for the town? It is fantastic! It is not just a significant amount of hotel rooms; it’s the 30-plus ski instructors who were used and the local businesses that were frequented. Were all you locals that are expressing your opinions planning on reserving rooms at the local hotels? Yes, not just the Hotel Jerome.

Were you thinking that this was the weekend to reserve your private ski lesson? Was this the weekend that you were going to spend all of your extra cash in the locally owned stores?

How about thank you, welcome to Aspen and congratulations, young lady, for reaching your bat mitzvah. We all know you studied and worked hard for this significant time in your life.

Do you realize that to become a bar or bat mitzvah you study for a year, you pick a charity to give a portion or sometimes all of the money you recieve to, and it’s a huge coming-of-age for a Jewish adolescent?

People enter marriage and have children with less thought given.

Mazel tov!

Leah Davis


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