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Celebrate Hanukkah with the Charleston Jewish Community

Hanukkah Events in the Greater Charleston Area



Hanukkah begins: Sunday, November 28

Hanukkah ends: Monday, December 6 (last candle lighting on 12/5)

Sunday, November 28 

Tuesday, N…

Shine a Light on Antisemitism: Dispel the Darkness

Shine a Light on Antisemitism : Dispel the Darkness

As we approach Hanukkah, with antisemitism on the rise, Jewish communities across North America are banding together to counter this darkness with light: the light of knowledge, of unity, of friendship, and of shared traditions, values, an…

Charleston Jewish Federation Hosts Conversation with Rep. James E. Clyburn

On October 27th, 2021 The Charleston Jewish Federation's Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) hosted a Jewish community conversation with US House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn. During the conversation, Ilene Turbow, JCRC Co-Chair, and Rep. Clyburn discussed topics including the rise…

Remember Project Students Stand Up to Antisemitism

On September 27, 2021 the third  cohort of the Remember Project met virtually. This year's Remember Project cohort is comprised of 20 teens from diverse backgrounds. These 22 teens represent 10 local public and private schools in the greater Charleston area. During the meeting the students …

Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Honors Two Past Presidents

Highest Award Presented for Exemplary Service

The Order of the Jewish Palmetto was presented to the Honorable Richard Gergel and Robert Rosen for exemplary service to the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina.  In a surprise presentation on Zoom, President Lilly Stern Filler said, …