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South Carolina Unanimously Passes ‘Anti-Semitism Bill’

13 Adar 5777 – March 10, 2017
The bipartisan bill codifies the State Department definition of anti-Semitism, and... "is meant to protect Jewish students from discrimination."

US Senators Ted Cruz, Lindsey Graham Join Forces to Defund UN...

15 Tevet 5777 – January 12, 2017
Two leading Republican senators and former presidential contenders are "hitting back" at the Obama White House over Israel.

Bomb Threat at Jewish Community Centers (JCC) in London and America’s...

12 Tevet 5777 – January 9, 2017
Jewish community centers in American East Coast cities and Jewish schools in London, England were evacuated due to called-in warnings of explosives in the buildings.

American Legislator Predicts Rosy Israeli Future During Trump Era

21 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
The ardently pro-Israel Rep. Clemmons described a positive future for Israel during Trump era.

Trump Names Anti-BDS Governor ‘Nikki’ Haley as US Envoy to UN

23 Heshvan 5777 – November 23, 2016
Pres.-elect Trump has appointed anti-BDS Governor Nikki Haley to the pivotal position of US envoy to the UN.

Obama Declares State of Emergency as ‘Matthew’ Approaches Florida

5 Tishri 5777 – October 6, 2016
President Barack Obama declares a state of emergency to free up resources to help Florida after the storm.

Florida Awaits Hurricane Matthew, Deadliest Storm Since 2004

Florida Gov. Rick Scott: "Millions will lose power, possibly for a long period of time... Evacuate, evacuate, evacuate."

Analysis: Obama $38 Billion MOU Designed to Shackle Congress, Fight Not...

12 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
Did Netanyahu sign the MOU in return for an Obama promise to leave him alone between Nov. 9 and January 17?

Jewish, Muslim High School Students Marked for Death in Duncan, South...

2 Elul 5776 – September 5, 2016
A student at the high school reported the death threats to authorities Friday evening; they included pics of weapons and neo-Nazi images.

Compare Obama’s Rosh HaShanah and Eid-ul-Fitr Messages [Video]

29 Elul 5775 – September 13, 2015
The President preached to Jews that they are not in control and should have a "sweet year" with neighbors. He told Muslims in July they celebrate a great holiday.

Black Monday: Iran and P5+1 to Sign Deal

26 Tammuz 5775 – July 12, 2015
Report: Kerry will sign a "bad deal" as Iranian media prepare the public for a "good deal"

Peace Process? Obama Says US Gun Violence 33 Times Worse than...

4 Tammuz 5775 – June 21, 2015
Obama and his predecessors have always "known" how to "fix" the Middle East while their domestic problems spin out of control.

A New Hitler: Dylann Roof’s Anti-Jewish-Spanish-East Asian Manifesto

"The issues with Jews is [sic[not their blood, but their identity. I think that if we could somehow destroy the Jewish identity, then they wouldn't [sic] cause much of a problem."

An Israeli Flag in South Carolina

24 Kislev 5775 – December 16, 2014
I wanted to proclaim that Israel is not occupying any land and has Biblical and strategic rights to Judea and Samaria and a unified Jerusalem.”

The Greatest Gift I Ever Gave

9 Shevat 5772 – February 1, 2012
Ordinarily, Chanukah is a time to hug and kiss the kids as we sing in front of the menorah. This past Chanukah was an exception. Instead of putting my arms around my children, I watched them light the menorah on a streaming video from my iPad while I rested comfortably in my hospital bed.

Jewish Soldiers Find Spiritual Home At Fort Jackson, S.C.

12 Kislev 5772 – December 7, 2011
When Rabbi Henry Soussan went through training at Fort Jackson in 2002, area Jewish options were limited, and being able to participate in Jewish holiday celebrations was tough. Nearly 10 years later, the instructor at the Columbia, South Carolina installation’s chaplain school is proud of the Chabad-Lubavitch-run Aleph House, which gives civilians and soldiers a Jewish base while they’re away from home.

The Reform Movement Comes To Charleston

20 Sivan 5770 – June 2, 2010
Last month we traced the establishment and development of the Jewish Community in Charleston, South Carolina, and its first synagogue, Kahal Kodesh (Holy Congregation) Beth Elokim (KKBE). From its inception in 1749 the synagogue was Orthodox and followed the Sephardic ritual. (This was the case with all of the synagogues founded during colonial times.)

The Early Jewish Community Of Charleston

21 Iyyar 5770 – May 5, 2010
The English first settled at Albemarle Point in what is now South Carolina in 1670. In 1680 this settlement was moved to a peninsula between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers, and became Charles Town (named in honor King Charles II). The new location was more healthful than the original settlement, and, since it was behind the islands of a land-locked harbor, provided safety from attack. The name was changed to Charleston at the end of the War of Independence.

Mordecai Sheftall – Revolutionary War Patriot

13 Tishri 5770 – September 30, 2009
In Savannah, Georgia, there is a memorial to the American Revolution called Battlefield Memorial Park. One of the markers there is for Colonel Mordecai Sheftall.

Shalom Y’All: The Southern Jewish Experience

21 Adar I 5765 – March 2, 2005
Imagining the tempting aroma of pecan pie and fresh challah, the age-old rhythms of Southern Jewry unfold before our eyes in the seductively handsome exhibition of photographs, Shalom Y'all, currently at the Jewish Museum of Florida in Miami Beach.

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