Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina August 2014 Community News

The Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina (JHSSC) invites you to our Fall meeting, “Jewish Roots, Aiken Branches: From Shtetl to Small Town South,” on Sunday, November 16, 2014, to celebrate the unveiling of a historic marker at Aiken’s Congregation Adath Yeshurun, a small town synagogue nearing its hundredth anniversary. 


The weekend will include a tour of Aiken and its historic sights on Saturday, a panel discussion of “Aiken Pioneers, Then and Now,” as well as a talk presented by Richard Gergel and Robert Rosen on the early Jews of South Carolina. The weekend will conclude with the Historical Marker dedication, and a reception to follow.


To register or for more information, please visit our website.



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