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Restoring synagogue, court building will take lots of work

...work that lay ahead."I love old things," Carol Steinberg said. "I like to do things like this."The Congregation Children of Israel, along with several of the synagogue's stained glass windows, moved to a new Walton Way synagogue in 1950...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-06/restoring-synagogue-cour
Augusta Commission votes to save two historic buildings

...Presbyterian Church, Danish said."This will bring more people downtown," he said.Robert Klensin, rabbi of Congregation Children of Israel, which occupied the 1869 synagogue through the 1940s, praised the commission's decision to save both structures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-06-02/augusta-commission-votes
Patty Ginsburg

...Richmond Academy in Augusta, GA. She was an ardent gardener and an innovative cook and an active member of the Congregation Children Of Israel in Augusta, GA. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donation to your local food bank. SHELLHOUSE-RIVERS...

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Many churches historic

...saving"). I found the contents very well-thought-out.Mr. Jolles is asking for help for the former Congregation Children of Israel synagogue. However, as a self-proclaimed historian of sorts, I began to reflect on how many times I have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/many-churches-historic
Rabbi Robert Klensin retiring from Augusta's Congregation Children of Israel

...May 30 as rabbi of the Congregation Children of Israel is the relationships...them," he said.The Congregation Children of Israel serves about 135 households...in Philadelphia.The Congregation Children of Israel will hold a retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-05-15/rabbi-robert-klensin-ret
Hope for the future

...synagogue ? are, for now, spared.It's the right decision. The stately building that once housed the Congregation Children of Israel as far back as 1869 is too precious a piece of our past to lose.Local accountant Jack Steinberg is leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-14/hope-future
Historic buildings on committee agenda

...a museum with three sections ? on Augusta's historic Jewish families, on Jewish organizations such as Congregation Children of Israel, which formerly used the synagogue, and on Au gustans in the Holocaust ? and to repay the city the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-11/historic-buildings-commi
To protect and to preserve

...section of the original Richmond County Courthouse along Telfair Street.Both buildings are notable, but the Congregation Children of Israel Synagogue in particular is worth preserving for many reasons.The circa-1869 Greek Revival temple is considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-04/protect-and-preserve
Museum is proposed as effort to save former Jewish temple in downtown Augusta

...Boy Scout meetings at the synagogue until the congregation outgrew the building and most relocated to a new Congregation Children of Israel synagogue that opened on Walton Way in 1950.Built in 1869, the Greek Revival structure facing Telfair Street...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-04-28/museum-proposed-effort-s
Richmond County Probate Judge remembered for his service

...Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends."The funeral will be at noon Monday at the Congregation Children of Israel Temple at 3005 Walton Way. A graveside military tribute will be held at Westover Memorial Park after the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-26/richmond-county-probate-judge