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Mickve Israel Temple
Ranked #6 of 218 things to do in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The third oldest Jewish congregation and the only neo-gothic Jewish sanctuary in the U. S. We offer tours that include our historic sanctuary and museum with many historic artifacts including two Torahs written in the 1400's (probably the oldest in the U.S.), a Jewish food festival (last Sunday in October), destination weddings and services every Friday, Saturday and holidays. See our website for calendar of events.
Reviewed October 11, 2013

This was a very beautiful temple! The tour was very informative and I learned alot! And the price is right! Just for a donation they show you this very wonderful temple and museum. It takes about 45 minutes and it was wonderful. They also have a small gift shop and they have an elevator for those who can't climb stairs.

Thank travelBarbie61
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

I was surprised that it was so unusual for Jewish people to be able to have a place to worship in Savannah, but they were very instrumental in the development of that city and hard workers. The art in the temple was impressive. There were quite a few stairs and I found this difficult. It is worth your time to check this out to find out about another piece of the puzzle that is Savannah.

Thank Joanne L
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

we enjoyed the personal narration of the Mickve Israel Temple - beautiful Temple and friendly staff. Impressive collection of Torahs and impressive history in Savannah

Thank MoJoJane
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Reviewed October 4, 2013

So beautiful inside but the best part is the warm and welcoming congregants who welcome you on Saturday at their Shabbat services and delicious Oneg Shabbat luncheon afterwards. You should be proud, Mickve Israel congregation. You made us feel welcome and able to share our Jewish faith while away from home! See you again!

Thank Sue R
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

Along with St. John the Baptist Church and others, this is must see. The third (3rd) oldest synagogue in the US, before it was the US! Lots of historical artifacts and items on the second floor, and, if a tour guide is needed, they are extremely knowledgeable. A lot of South Carolina Colonial history here. Stop in on your walk through old town.

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