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Remembering Elsa Rabinowitz (Raven)

Elsa Rabinowitz, better known by her stage name Elsa Raven, died peacefully at home on November 2, 2020, at the age of 91.  She was born on September 21, 1929, in Charleston, SC, the fourth child of Louis and Rosalie Rabinowitz.

Elsa started her acting career on stage in New York City, wh…

Remember Project Students Learn about Jewish Life before the Holocaust

On October 19, 2020 the second cohort of the Remember Project met virtually for the third time. This year's Remember Project cohort is comprised of 20 teens from diverse backgrounds. These 20 teens represent eight local public and private schools in the greater Charleston area. During the m…

Exercise Your Right to Vote in 2020

Are you #VoteReady?

Every year, millions of eligible voters are unable to cast a ballot because of a missed registration deadline, outdated registration information, or other problems with their voter registration. Take 30 seconds today to check your registration status!

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Body and Soul: An American Bridge

The Charleston Jewish Filmfest and Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture present:

A FREE film screening and discussion of the acclaimed jazz documentary:


Body and Soul: An American Bridge,
 the Black Jewish History of an American Song




Volunteer Opportunity: Seeking Liasons to International Organizations

This year, your Charleston Jewish Federation has decided to become more involved in “home-grown” organizations in Israel that further social and educational goals.  This year we allocated funds to six diverse organizations.  Find below a description of the organization and the specific…