A rabbi whose sex abuse lesson to children divided a Savannah community has decided not to pursue a new contract at his synagogue.’
A controversial Savannah rabbi may retain his pulpit for another three years, despite the synagogue board’s recommendation that his contract not be renewed.
You might not think of a nearly 300-year-old Sephardic synagogue as the top tourist destination in a state. Unless you’re talking about Georgia and Savannah’s Mickve Israel, that is.
A Savannah rabbi darkened the lights in a classroom of 9-year-old children and proceeded to talk to them about child sexual abuse. Now, the community is divided.
George Washington wrote three famed letters to American Jews assuring them of their place in the new nation. The one to a congregation in Savannah, it seems, has been lost to time.