Det. Supt. I. G. Cowan, right, and Det. W. K. Perry examine dynamite ruins after an explosion at a Jewish temple in Atlanta on Oct. 13, 1958. No one was injured.
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Det. Supt. I. G. Cowan, right, and Det. W. K. Perry examine dynamite ruins after an explosion at a Jewish temple in Atlanta on Oct. 13, 1958. No one was injured.

On October​ ​12,​ ​1958, the​ ​Temple,​ ​Georgia’s​ ​largest synagogue,​ ​was​ ​bombed.​ ​Nobody was hurt in the explosion, but the community was shaken. A new play at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta recalls the attack, and its lasting effects. We spoke to Jimmy Maize, playwright and director of “The Temple Bombing.”

"The Temple Bombing" premieres Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 7:30pm at the Alliance Theater, and runs through March 12.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0tq7RdSlx4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqYxQ1EmrVk