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Our Jewish Stories



“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” — Philip Pullman

Have you ever looked across the sanctuary at Temple Emanu-El and wondered who was sitting a few rows ahead of you… or right beside you?

You may know the person’s name, or that she lives in Lakewood Ranch, Parrish, or Sarasota, or that he came from Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania, or New York.

But do you truly know the person?

Now, with the help of Temple Emanu-El’s “Our Jewish Stories” Project, you are invited to share an experience that helped shape your identity as a Jew, adding your story to the stories which members have shared as part of the project so far (and which you can read on this website).


Tue, June 6 2023 17 Sivan 5783