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Shai Bibas, Community Shaliach, Kol Nidre Speech

The following speech was delivered by Shai Bibas, our community shaliach, at Kol Nidre Services at Synagogue Emanuel on September 18th, 2018:

Shanah tovah. My name is Shai Bibas. I’m 26 years old and I moved here 3 weeks ago from Israel to work on behalf of the Charleston Jewish Federati…

Hurricane Florence Evacuation: CJF and CJFS Professionals' Experience

On September 11, 2018, SC Governor McMaster issued a mandatory evacuation of the Charleston area to prepare for the then still unknown impact of Hurricane Florence. Here is what some of the CJF and CJFS professionals did during that week:

Charleston Jewish Family Services - Client Testimoni…

A Review of Amiel BaKehila's Second Delegation

Earlier this month we welcomed back two visitors as part of our Amiel Bakehila Israel Engagement Initiative: Rabbi Aaron Goldscheider and Dov Maisel (Senior Vice-President of Operations for United Hatzalah/Untied Rescue volunteer emergency response organizations). Dov provided presentations/…

JCRC-GC Confronting Holocaust Revisionism and Anti-Semitism

August 31, 2018


To our neighbors in the Lowcountry,

We have received reports over the past few weeks that two mayoral candidates in Hilton Head have made statements both denying the Holocaust and admiring its perpetrator, Adolf Hitler. This news is concerning to us as an organization, as …

Amiel BaKehila Schedule: Visit Two

OTS Amiel BaKehila, part of Ohr Torah Stone, is an exciting initiative under the auspices of Israel's Ministry of Diaspora Affairs aimed at empowering Jewish communities around the world through Jewish Education, Israel Engagement, and Jewish Arts & Culture. Charleston is one of six…