Temple Beth Israel (Macon, Georgia)
|Location||892 Cherry Street,
|Leadership||Rabbi: Larry Schlesinger|
|Website||Temple Beth El|
Temple Beth Israel (Hebrew: בית ישראל) is a Reform synagogue located at 892 Cherry Street in Macon, Georgia. Formed in 1859 by Jews of German background as Congregation Kahal Kadosh Beth Israel, it was originally Orthodox, and followed the German minhag.
The congregation constructed its first building on the corner of Poplar and Second Streets from 1871 to 1874. The congregation's current building was constructed on the corner of Cherry and Spring Streets in 1902.
- Friedman, Newton J. A History of Temple Beth Israel of Macon, Georgia 1859-1955, Temple Beth Israel of Macon, Georgia Macon, Georgia, 1990.
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