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On January 26th, Charleston Hadassah Will A Host a Period Party!

Charleston Hadassah is having a Period Party

Sunday, January 26 from 11am-1pm

Did you know?

  • In the US, consumers spend over $2B on menstrual hygiene products
  • While menstrual hygiene is a necessity, these products are NOT covered by any government program such as WIC, SNAP, or Medica…

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On November 18th students from across the Low Country gathered to learn from Children of Survivors, Anita Zucker and David Popowski. During the meeting Anita and David shared their stories and experience creating the Holocaust Memorial in Marion Square. Read one student's reflections on this…

We Are Family: A Charleston Teen Feels Right At Home in Israel

This past summer, Academic Magnet junior Lily Bluestein was the second Charleston teen to participate in Charleston Jewish Federation's Tikkun Olam Teen Exchange program. Along with peers from across the Southeastern U.S., Lily lived with a host family in the Hadera-Eiron region and voluntee…

Building Bridges: A Leadership 2Gether Experience

By Joseph Alvo, Leadership 2Gether Participant 

 

Ten years ago, I came to Charleston from the large Jewish community of Atlanta, where it felt like everyone knew me. I was immersed in a conservative way of life, well versed in my own Jewish identity, happily keeping kosher, and attendin…