Joint Meeting with Southern Jewish Historical Society Sights, Sounds, and Stories of the Jewish South

October 2011
Columbia, SC

Trip to Sumter, SC
Temple Sinai-Talk and Tour of
Sanctuary and Stained Glass Windows

Sumter County Museum and
Jewish Collections

Home and Garden Tour
led by Dr. Wendell and Katie Levi

Mark Bauman
Presenting the 2011 Book Awards

Honarable Mention
Leonard Rogoff
Down Home: Jewish Life in North Carolina

Best Book
Bryan E. Stone
The Chosen Folks: Jews on the Frontiers of Texas

Tolerance And Tensions
Allen Krause
The Hazan, the Minister, and the Merchant: A 177-Year-Old Lesson from Charleston, S.C.

Hyman Rubin III
South Carolina’s Jewish Republicans during Radical Reconstruction

Marni Davis
Allies or Adversaries? Jewish and Irish Immigrants in the New South

Rachel R. Bergstein
A Tale of Two Rabbis: How David Marx and Tobias Geffen Imagined Judaism in the South

The Topography Of Exclusion
Bob Gillette
The Virginia Plan: William B. Thalhimer and the Resettlement of German Refugees

Theodore Rosengarten
From Swastika to Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars in Exile 

Catherine R. Eskin
Jewish Sacred Space in a “City of Churches”: Temple Emanuel in Lakeland, Florida

History And Memory
Joseph Butwin
Old Countries: A Jewish Writer in the Southern Diaspora

Ellen Solomon
Creating Ruchel Solomon: The Imaginatively Constructed Individual 

led by Judge Richard and Belinda Gergel

Big Apple, Beth Shalom’s first synagogue

Holocaust Memorial in Memorial Park

Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery

Sounds Of The Jewish South: The Music Of Composer Meira Warshauer
Moderator: Phyllis Leffler

Performance and Panel with Meira Warshauer, piano, Robert Jesselson, cello, and Janet Hopkins, mezzo soprano. 

What’s So Funny About Southern Jews?: Performance Inside And Outside The Tradition
Bryan E. Stone
Havah Nagilah, Texas-Style: Christian Zionism and the Cornerstone Church

Jarrod Tanny
From the Borscht Belt to the B’nei Mississippi: Jewish Humor’s Encounter with the South 

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Photographers, Max Hellman, Jeri Perlmutter, and Gerald Katz
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina



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