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Mickve Israel Temple

Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
+1 912-233-1547
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Great tour, beautiful synagogue

My wife and I found the tour very informative and well put together. We're not Jewish so we learned... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ziggy5150
via mobile
Enjoyed the history and cultural significance

This was just long enough and informative enough to feel spiritual and significant. The staff is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jonathan G
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Lafayette, Colorado
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Monterey Square, 20 East Gordon Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I found the tour very informative and well put together. We're not Jewish so we learned a lot about the faith and the synagogue. It's very impressive and you can tell they love showing it off. Tour took about 45 minutes a...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was just long enough and informative enough to feel spiritual and significant. The staff is friendly. I would feel comfortable attending services as a reform Jew visiting Savannah after taking the tour. You learn the history of Jews settling in Georgia and get to...More

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our visit to The Mickve Israel Temple immersed us not only in the diaspora of the Jewish experience in the south but also exposed us to the role that Jews played in the birth of our Nation, Our visit was led by a very dynamic...More

1  Thank uncleirv
Reviewed 5 days ago

Marvelous history of the congregation. There's a display of a letter from George Washington. All part of a great American and Jewish community.

Thank eherb
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fascinating tour led by tour guid Kerry Rosen. She really knows the history of not just the Jews in Savannah but the diaspora and it's effects on Jewish immigration to the early colonies. I can't rate this tour highly enough. There is...More

1  Thank lhglenn
Reviewed 1 week ago

This synagogue has an incredible history and is definitely worth a visit. It was rebuilt after a fire in the mid to late 1800s and resembles a gothic style church far more than a classic synagogue. It has gorgeous stained glass windows, a huge organ...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide was thorough and patient and gave us an easily understood history. I would highly recommend it.

Thank PabloP1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who knew Savannah was a hub of Jewish life so long ago? This tour was unexpectedly robust, and our guide was a very friendly congregant whose pride in the Temple was infectious. The actual synagogue in particular was impressive, and it was cool to understand...More

Thank Erica C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed seeing the temple and learning its history. The guide was very warm and informative.

Thank 40Sug
Reviewed 1 week ago

this synagogue, the 3rd oldest in the united states, is simply wonderful. the tour, given by one of the members, was a highlight of our savannah trip. he shared the lengthy history and encouraged us to explore the artifacts including the original torah. the warmth...More

1  Thank lynnecswr
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Carla D
Is it ok to take pictures of the inside or would that be rude?
23 May 2017|
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Response from Erica C | Reviewed this property |
They allowed and encouraged photos!
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mmettlinger
How do I arrange for a volunteer/tour on Sunday July 16th?
3 April 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
We are not open on Sundays for tours, please call the office 912-233-1547 for more information.
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Loretta M
Is pat Goodman msw still there
7 February 2017|
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Response from Debber61 | Property representative |
Yes, she is.
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