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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…

Make Deeper Connections with Israelis and Other Young Jewish Professionals

Welcome to Leadership 2Gether, a customized group experience for young professionals in their 20s-40s. This program creates life-long connections between eleven Southeastern Jewish communities, our partnership region in Israel, Hadera-Eiron, and our newest addition to the Partnership- th…

Lowcountry Purim 2020

Purim Release

Looking for something to do this Purim? Grab a costume and join us at these events happening all over town!

March 1: CDT, Synagogue Emanu El and Charleston PJ Our Way Youth Mishloach Manot

March 7: YAD Avondale Purim Pub Crawl

March 8: Shalom POP Purim Playdate at Mellow a…