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Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Congregation Shearith Israel
Jan 17 2018 | 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Congregation Shearith Israel

Experience History at its Source!

Founded in 1904, Shearith Israel is one of Atlanta’s oldest Jewish congregations. In 1935, it’s then rabbi Tobias Geffen famously koshered Coca-Cola. Join us as we learn about the congregation’s rich history.

10-10:30am: Welcome and nosh
10:30-11:30: Tour

FREE for members
$10/non-members

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