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Stories from the Temple Bulletin, Wilshire Weekly, and other news. 
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WBT Member Spotlight: The Burns Family

In this Member Spotlight, the Burns Family reflect on why the Temple community is so important to them - and how, despite stay at home orders, they continue to connect with Wilshire Boulevard Temple through WBT@Home programming. There is always a reason for being a member, what's yours?

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WBT Member Spotlight: Deborah Dragon

Deborah Dragon has been a member of our congregation for nearly 15 years! Here's why in our changing world, her synagogue has stayed the same. There is always a reason for being a member, what's yours?

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WBT Member Spotlight: Rochelle Ginsburg

A lifetime member, some of Rochelle Ginsburg's earliest memories hail back to Sunday school at Wilshire Boulevard Temple. Today, Rochelle and her ever-growing family (children and grandchildren) continue to make valuable memories at our Temple. There is always a reason for being a member, what's yours?

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WBT Member Spotlight: Claire Goldsmith

Proud ECC parent Claire Goldsmith officially became a member in 2016, but her husband's family has been a part of the WBT community since 1978. This is her reason for being a member...What's yours?

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Resilient, Resourceful, and Responsive

In the weeks since the world turned upside-down, the Wilshire Boulevard Temple community has come together in ways no one could have imagined. Despite the fact that the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s routine, as the weeks have worn on we have all found ways to respond. The stories in this month’s Bulletin begin to paint a picture of how the Temple, its schools, camps, community social service center, and congregation have adjusted to the new normal. Difficult and challenging as this is, the value of community and the concept of helping one another have rarely, if ever, been more evident. 

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BES@home: Keeping Us Together

While schools around Los Angeles and the nation braced for the potential of an educational fallout from Covid-19, teachers and administrators at Brawerman Elementary School began developing BES@home, a virtual learning platform geared toward maintaining learning in a way that engages students in a meaningful way, while keeping our community connected, a value at the core of our mission. 

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