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Debbie Fuqua

Associate Director of Engagement Opportunities
214.706.0000 ext. 128

My favorite Temple memory is the excitement in the building as we worked with the White House staff and Secret Service to help plan before President Obama came to Temple. Having the opportunity to be in Linz Hall when he arrived was an exciting, once in a lifetime experience!

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Tami Hormell

Membership Data Administrator
214.706.0000 ext. 123

My favorite Temple memory is when President Barack Obama visited.

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Alex Horn

Director, Social Justice & Small Group Engagement
214.706.0000 ext. 126

My favorite Temple memory is celebrating my first Shabbat as part of this community, and feeling like I’ve been here my entire life!

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Linda Kahalnik

Director of Member Relations
214.706.0000 ext. 139

My favorite Temple memory is the energy and feeling of community at The Picnic.

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Lauren Kahn

Programming Department Assistant
214.706.0000 ext. 146

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Meredith Pryzant

Director of Member Support
214.706.0000 ext. 122

I love teaching the Choosing Judaism conversion classes with my husband – it’s our favorite date night activity!

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Erika Purdy-Patrick

Associate Director of Community Engagement
214.706.0000 ext. 158

I loved coming back to Temple for Shabbat after being in LA for a few years – the warm welcome from TE was astounding.

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Anjelica Ruiz

Director of Libraries and Archives
214.706.0000 ext. 114

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Rachel Tucker

Coordinator of Congregational Programming
214.706.0000 ext. 131

My favorite Temple memory is seeing everyone schmoozing with their friends and meeting new people as they enjoy Shabbat dinner together at our popular Ta'am 8500 monthly events.

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Hallie Weiner

B’nai Mitzvah Coordinator / Choir Assistant
214.706.0000 ext. 194