The 2023 Light of Pride Award will be presented to Temple Emanu-El on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at Light up the Cathedral, an Interfaith Pride Celebration. Accepting the 2023 Light of Pride award for Temple Emanu-El will be Rabbi Devorah Marcus and Rabbi Benj Fried.
A strong ally to the San Diego Gay and Jewish Community, Temple Emanu-El starting in 1998, under the leadership of Rabbi Marty Lawson began marching in the Pride parade and has been in every Pride parade since.
Temple Emanu-El is a Reform Synagogue serving the San Diego Jewish Community since 1964. Temple Emanu-El is committed to social justice and seeks to give voice and witness to the marginalized. Temple Emanu-El embraces innovation while preserving Jewish tradition. They have the courage to step forward and embrace diversity, while asserting commonality and affirming that all are welcome. They are also a strong voice against hate.
Temple Emanu-El will be honored at Light up the Cathedral on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. Learn more about Light Up The Cathedral here.