Adath Israel Temple - Cleveland, Mississippi
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 33° 44.577 W 090° 43.493
15S E 710754 N 3735980
Quick Description: Historic Jewish temple in Cleveland, Mississippi.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 1/11/2009 2:53:35 PM
Waymark Code: WM5J1H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
Views: 15

Long Description:

Adath Israel
Temple

The Adath Israel Congregation was organized in 1923 as an outgrowth of a Hebrew Sunday School established the previous year.  Initially meeting in the Cleveland School, the congregation built the Adath Israel temple in 1927 in the Byzantine style. The first congregation president was J.S. Borodofsky, and Jacob Halevi served as the first resident rabbi.  The Adath Israel Sisterhood was organized in 1922.  A temple annex, designed by architect Harold Kaplan of Greenville, was completed in 1949-1950. ~ text of historical marker

The Temple is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Status: Active house of prayer

Denomination/Group: Reformed

Address:
201 S. Bolivar Ave.
Cleveland, Mississippi United States
38732


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