Upcoming Event

JHSSC Fall Meeting & Partner Events Throughout SC

October 14-15, 2017
Hobcaw Barony and Georgetown, SC

Click here to register for the meeting

Hobcaw Barony Hunt Scene
Photo  courtesy of the Belle W. Baruch Foundation, Hobcaw Barony. 
Click on picture to enlarge


Hotel Information for Hobcaw Barony-Georgetown meeting:
We have a block of rooms reserved for JHSSC attendees
at the Hampton Inn Georgetown Marina at the rate of
$109 + taxes/night for Friday October 13 and Saturday October 14, 2017.
You must make your own hotel reservations by calling 843.545.5000 and
using the Group Name “JHSSC” when you call to book your room.
Hotel reservation deadline is September 20, 2017.


Our Partners Events

The Pearlstine / Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture 


Ongoing Event

Historic Columbia  /  Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative


College of Charleston Jewish Heritage Collection (JHC), The Jewish Community Center (JCC), Columbia Jewish Federation (CJF), The Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina (JHSSC), and Richland County Library.


Identify and fill gaps in documentation of Columbia’s Jewish History Columbia’s Jewish history,
Document stories of Holocaust survivors who settled in Columbia,  
Encourage dialogue by collecting and sharing stories, images, and documents
Broadcast information to diverse audiences through print and web-based media and public programs
Create an ongoing coalition to sustain the effort in the future
Record stories of elders of Columbia’s Jewish community.
To read the entire article about the Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiave go to

Page 11 of the Fall 2015 Magazine.


To learn mare about or participate in the Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiate,  go to or Contact: Robin Waites, Executive Director Historic Columbia 803.252.7742 ext. 14 or


Are you planning an event pertaining to South Carolina Jewish History?
Contact us to have it listed here on our site.

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Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center
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Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843 953 3918