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With Help From Our Local JCRC, Holocaust Education Act Passes Congress

Today we are proud to report the passage of the Never Again Holocaust Education Act, which provides Federal resources to teachers across the country to ensure that all students receive comprehensive Holocaust Education in their schools. Passing this bill was a joint effort of hundreds of org…

Local Headmaster Reconnects to his Heritage through Israel Experience

In December 2019, Daniel Seiden, headmaster at Pinewood Preparatory School, ¬†traveled to Israel along with 30 other educators from Charleston and other Partnership 2Gether South East Consortium Cities for an unforgettable experience.¬† While there, he experienced home hospitality, professio…

Charleston Native Finds Purpose Teaching in Israel

After four years practicing political and elections law in San Francisco, attorney Jonathan Mintzer was looking for more, so he came to Israel with Masa Israel Teaching Fellow (MITF). Today, he is fighting antisemitism, discrimination, and bias as Assistant Regional Director for the Anti-Def…

The Charleston Jewish Community Comes Together to Honor & Celebrate Israel

Yom HaZikaron-Israel's Memorial Day

On April 27, people across the Lowcountry and Israel gathered virtually via the Zoom platform to remember fallen Israeli soldiers and to hear first-hand stories of 3 women who have been supported by the Israeli organization "The Girlfriends of Fallen Sold…

Mandate Holocaust Education in order to Remember

On March 16 and March 30 students from across the Low Country gathered virtually to write a proclomation to be read at City Council Meetings to mandate Holocaust education in the Lowcountry. During the meeting students worked together to write and revise their proclomation as well as ask ins…