The Gravity of Plum Street by Brian Kerstine
The Gravity of Plum Street by Brian Kerstine

I always understood the history and the gravity of Plum Street. I understand commitment, tradition, sacrifice and pride. And to me, this is what Plum Street represents. 

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Share Your Story

Calling members of all ages who would like to tell their Wise Temple or Plum Street Temple story. Everyone has an interesting, poignant, funny, touching, or spiritual story to share!

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Feeling Lucky by Rachel Rothstein
Feeling Lucky by Rachel Rothstein

I remember feeling really lucky to be able to celebrate my consecration at Plum Street Temple because it felt like a really special place to make the beginning of my Jewish studies.

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Surprisingly Moved by Scribing by Nancy Weinberg
Surprisingly Moved by Scribing by Nancy Weinberg

Scribing in the Torah with Bus 4 from the Israel trip reinforced the warmth and camaraderie I felt on the trip. It made me feel even more connected to Wise Temple and the Jewish People. I didn’t expect to feel so moved by the experience.

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Scribing in Honor of my Husband by Barb Williams
Scribing in Honor of my Husband by Barb Williams

Today, I scribed a letter in the Torah to honor my husband, Mark, my best friend, my life partner, my love. I admire his strength and perseverance battling a devastating, mind-robbing disease. He continues to maintain a positive attitude, to want to live every day of his life to the fullest, and to experience things he never has before such as visiting Israel, scribing in the Torah and if possible, becoming a Bar Mitzvah.

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A Special Place by Carol Haberman
A Special Place by Carol Haberman

It was always so special to get dressed up and go downtown. I was 5 years old, so this was almost 70 years ago! Those were the days when you got dressed up, and you had all your family there and it was always very crowded. 

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The Road to Fulfillment by Zell Schulman
The Road to Fulfillment by Zell Schulman

The road to fulfilling my spiritual needs has been a long one. Joining Wise Temple was one of the best choices I ever made. It impacted and supported me through many challenges in my adult life and brought me many heartfelt moments as a member.

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