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Mickve Israel Temple

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Mickve Israel Temple

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TXMARTINS wrote a review 7 Mar
Atlanta, Georgia3,011 contributions429 helpful votes
In the heart of historic Savannah is this stunning temple. Beautiful details both in and out and so full of history. A must see even if you just walk by and look up.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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DogDoggie wrote a review Feb 2021
WorldWide612 contributions161 helpful votes
The oldest Reform Jewish congregation in the United States. Founded in 1735. WOW...in Savannah..who knew? Beautiful building. from 1878. Due to covid..I was unable to take a tour inside...but i loved it anyway.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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fba5 wrote a review Mar 2020
Albany, New York584 contributions187 helpful votes
This was an interesting experience. Congregation Mickve Israel is the third oldest Jewish congregation in America & the first synagogue built in Georgia. It also is the only neo-gothic sanctuary in the US. Its unique architecture led Condé Nast Traveler to name Congregation Mickve Israel one of the 15 Most Beautiful Synagogues in the World. We had a docent tour & saw the 2 oldest Torah scrolls in the US, written in the 1400s. Note tours are available only from Mon. to Fri. & you need to use on-street parking.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Annie R wrote a review Mar 2020
Leesburg, Virginia75 contributions16 helpful votes
I was not able to go in, but the architecture and outdoor displays were impressive. Well presented and maintained, right on a square.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Scott B wrote a review Mar 2020
Long Beach, New York9 contributions3 helpful votes
Nice tour with friendly people. I got to learn the history of the first Jews in America, who I did not know were from Portugal.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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