By 1946 the congregation had grown to include more than thirty families and the first full-time Rabbi was hired.
By the early 1960s seventy families were listed on the Temple’s membership roster.
Lowi was just shot in the hand, but one of Cohn's aortas was nicked, and he almost died, requiring 22 US pints (10 l) of blood.
Earlier that week Hunt had attended a rally for antisemitic and white supremacist politician John G.
Like the bombing of the Temple in Atlanta, Georgia in 1958, however, there was an outpouring of support for the congregation from the general community in the aftermath of the incident.
Throughout the 1970s the membership of the Temple remained steady, consisting of about fifty-five families.
In 2005 there were only 26 families still active in the congregation.
Every second Sunday from 1910 to 1911, Ferdinand Hirsch, a student rabbi, would come to Gadsden and teach the Sunday School in the morning and hold services in the afternoon.
He conducted Shabbat and funeral services, wrote sermons, taught the Sunday school, and acted as secretary and treasurer.
Crommelin, and had had a fight with a Jewish boy over a chess game at the Gadsden Community Centre. In the 1970s and 1980s factories of major employers such as Republic Steel, and many Jewish-owned stores closed and younger members emigrated in search of employment.
A former member of the Peace Corps, graduate of Hebrew Union College, and Ph D in Semitics from the University of South Africa, Saulson was also chaplain at the Atlanta Jewish Family & Career Services, and was a speaker for the Darfur Coalition of Georgia.