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A Jewish Home – Robin Sussingham

I have wonderful memories of growing up at Temple Emanuel. Of my grandmother, Bea, who loved books and worked hard to build the Temple library; of constructing a “Noah’s Ark” out of twigs and Popsicle sticks in that same education building as a small child; of listening to the beautiful voice of Leila Diner as

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Inside Temple Emanuel – Marilyn Signer

Before I go on, I want you all to look at the beautiful view outside. We are inside….looking out. Inside our Temple. Our Temple that is the golden thread that connects us to our Jewish roots. When my husband, Al, and I moved to Lakeland over 70 years ago, we knew no one in the

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What This Temple Means to Me – Harris Estroff

When I was asked to do this, I was reluctant but after thinking about it, I realized that our synagogue is at a fork in the road with many differing thoughts on where we go from here. It is important that others among us understand why I believe that we must continue in our quest

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My Temple Emanuel Memories – Amy Morris

When I think of Temple Emanuel, I think of my past, present and future.  We moved to Florida and to this temple when I was four years old, which means I’ve been attending Purim carnivals in Berkowitz Hall for over 30 years.  So much of my childhood centered around the temple, and the activities in

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