“The ‘Kingdom of Israel’ in this town”: Jewish Merchants of Charleston and Summerville

May 20-21, 2017
Charleston SC and Summerville SC 

Friday, May 19 ~ Charleston

Reception – Home of Albert and Robyn Mercer

Saturday, May 20 ~ Charleston

King Street Walking Tour – meet at 96 Wentworth Street

 The Transformation of King Street: The Price of Success – Steve Litvin, Professor,
Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, College of Charleston

Panel discussion – Kings and Queens of King Street 
Moderator: Dale Rosengarten
Panelists: Steve Berlin, Nicky Bluestein, Benjamin Chase, Rosemary “Binky” Read Cohen, Leonard Goldberg, Barry Kalinsky, Sam Kirshtein, Allan Livingstain

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Mapping Jewish Charleston – presentation by Harlan Greene, Shari Rabin, and Dale Rosengarten

Panel discussion – The New Royalty
Moderator: Mark Swick  
Panelists: Ben D’Alessandro, Joe Fischbein, Eli Hyman, Joseph Jacobson, Jerry Scheer

Reception – Norman’s Patio, behind Marty’s Place, 96 Wentworth Street

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Sunday, May 21 ~ Summerville

Dedication of marker – Central Avenue, across from Eclectic Chef

Panel discussion – Jewish Life in Flowertown
Moderator: Spencer Lynch
Panelists: Sallie Wolper Boyles, Jane Barshay Burns, Marjorie Levy Lynch, Paul Lynch, Rosalyn Kramer Monat-Haller, Vivian Rose

Walking tour of downtown Summerville Jewish heritage sites
or driving tour of historic Jewish homes

Tea at the Saul Alexander home, 409 Central Avenue, Summerville

For information and pictures of the Marker Dedication and Panel Discussion, Click Here

Pictures taken by Jeri Perlmutter and Max B Hellman

Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina



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96 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29424
Phone: 843 953 3918

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