Congregation Beth Israel-Gadsden, Alabama

Congregation Beth Israel built their synagogue in 1922. This was 12 years after the congregation was founded in 1910. It was an active synagogue until 2010 when the doors were closed after decades of declining membership.

On March 25, 1960, the synagogue was firebombed by a Nazi sympathizer. Amazingly, only two people were injured, and it was the two men who ran out of the Temple to catch the perpetrator.

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