Upcoming Event

JHSSC Fall Meeting & Partner Events Throughout SC

Our Partners Events

Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program

The Pearlstine / Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture 


Ongoing Events

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 Initiative go to

Page 11 of the Fall 2015 Magazine.


To learn more 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


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Contact us to have it listed here on our site.

Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina


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JHSSC Office
Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center
96 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843 953 3918