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Stories from the Temple Bulletin, Wilshire Weekly, and other news. 
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Statement on Israel - May 12, 2021

There are no words to express the sadness and emotions stirred by the escalating violence in Israel, shattering the relative quiet of the recent past.   Our hearts are breaking for our brothers and sisters in Israel who are once again the victims of indiscriminate attacks that specifically target civilians.  Our hearts also break for the citizens of Gaza who sadly are represented by political and military forces that have as their core mission the destruction of the State of Israel rather than the welfare of the Palestinian people.  
 

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University Synagogue and Wilshire Boulevard Temple Together as One

We mark a major milestone in the history and future of Wilshire Boulevard Temple and University Synagogue with the closing of our merger agreement this past Friday to become one congregation.
 
First, we extend a warm welcome to the members of University Synagogue. We look forward to growing together as one congregation with the best of all that has distinguished University Synagogue and Wilshire Boulevard Temple for generations.

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THE SCAFFOLD EFFECT: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant and Secure Kids in the Age of Anxiety

We recently had the pleasure of hosting world-renowned author, Dr. Harold Koplewicz via Zoom to discuss his new book, THE SCAFFOLD EFFECT: Raising Resilient, Self-Reliant and Secure Kids in the Age of Anxiety.  The book teaches moms and dads a strategy called scaffold parenting. Please enjoy the recorded video from our amazing Zoom with Dr. Koplewicz!

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Brawerman Returns to Campus!

With all grade levels back to campus full-time, we want to give you a glimpse into how we have transformed our campus to mitigate risk for our students and faculty. While things may look a little different at Brawerman, the laughter, joy, and learning are still very much alive. 

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A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO BE A PART OF THE AUDREY IRMAS PAVILION

Never before has a Pritzker Prize-winning architect designed a mezuzah, enabling you to be a part of history. In anticipation of opening the Audrey Irmas Pavilion doors, we invite you to donate a Rem Koolhaas designed Mezuzah for a door within the building and to receive a second mezuzah for your home. This opportunity is exclusive to the 99 interior doors of the building and will not be sold outside our Temple.

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Camp is going to college...again!

 We can’t wait to bring Camp Hess Kramer and Gindling Hilltop Camp (clap clap!) to Scripps College in Claremont! Scripps is a beautiful campus with all of the amenities we could want and more. We’ll be able to do all of our favorite camp activities, including archery, omanut o(arts and crafts), basketball, Teva (ropes course), plus introduce some new ones!

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