Israel and Overseas

We support and strengthen Jewish life around the world. The global reach of Charleston Jewish Federation and the Jewish Federations network is unparalleled. Together, we’ve built and sustained programs in more than 70 countries, ensuring that Jewish communities everywhere are vibrant and resilient.


We create strong connections with Israel, our Jewish homeland, educate about our shared economic and cultural ties, support programs in struggling communities worldwide, respond to crises, and empower people to advocate for Israel.

  • Israel Education Fellowship (IEF) Program

    IEF is a community matching program designed to help families save to send their child on a meaningful trip to Israel, jointly sponsored by BSBI, KKBE, Synagogue Emanu-El, Congregation Dor Tikvah and the Charleston Jewish Federation.