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Temple B'nai Israel

213 S Commerce St, Natchez, MS 39120-3501
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an impressive building with a neat history

Once the thriving local Jewish community built this impressive house of worship. Sadly, with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
paulaD7830GG
Impressed with Jewish contributions to Natchez history

Our Bed and Breakfast host called and made a reservation for us to attend a presentation and... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Dpskl
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2 days ago
“an impressive building with a neat history”
23 Apr 2018
“Impressed with Jewish contributions to Natchez history”
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213 S Commerce St, Natchez, MS 39120-3501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Once the thriving local Jewish community built this impressive house of worship. Sadly, with changing times the congregation dwindled and is now small, but very welcoming. Try to make a Shabbat Service.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Our Bed and Breakfast host called and made a reservation for us to attend a presentation and viewing of a video. We were impressed with the beauty of the temple, particularly the fabulous stained glass windows. The video was very professional and provided you a...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The story surrounding this structure and those who worship their was very interesting. The building nice to look at.

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Reviewed 25 March 2017

We attended a evening of Jewish music. Had three musicians. The one young man played the pipe organ. Spent too much time on music history. Would've like to hear more music.

Thank Brenda V
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

Very interesting building with informative historical marker. Didn't realize that Natchez had many Jewish families that were leaders of the community. Many played important roles in the history of the town.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I suppose this is an unusual review as we didn't get to see this place or learn of it's history. Don't even know if it is still "open". Maybe next time. Did see the temple in Greenville MS - great history and beautiful building.

1  Thank Naomi G
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

The reason for average rating: We were on a carriage ride tour and only saw the outside of the building which is absolutely beautiful. We didn't have time to tour but hope to visit it on our next visit to Natchez.

1  Thank NannatwoTexas
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

Many of the congregations of the old churches and temples in Natchez are small enough that the survival of their houses of worship are in question. The Temple B'Nai's congregation is very small... the world beyond Natchez beckons to the children of the remaining members......More

Thank George H
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Call the Institute of Southern Jewish Life in advance if you'd like to take a tour. The local community is really proud of the synagogue and try to be very accommodating to visitors. It's a lovely building but even more so, the story of the...More

1  Thank Zzardvark
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

The lady (wish I could remember her name) was very knowledgeable and very nice! The Temple is absolutely gorgeous and the history is very interesting!!

Thank marinemom1988
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You can call Natchez Historical Society 601-442-2500
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