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JCC Hanukkah Party

Lights, Cocoa and Sufganiyot JCC Hanukkah Party Sunday, December 21 5 pm – 7:30 pm We’ll be frying up latkes, playing dreidel, enjoying hot cocoa and jelly doughnuts, making Hanukkah crafts, and of course lighting our menorahs! Everyone is invited; you do not have to be Jewish to attend. Come learn a little bit more about the Festival of Lights. If you have a menorah you’d like to light along with us, please bring it and seven candles.   Contact Laurie Slack for more information (803) 787-2023 ext. 201

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Dr. Josef Olmert to Lead Lunch and Learn on Current Israeli Affairs

Dr. Josef Olmert to Lead Lunch and Learn on Current Israeli Affairs With the political climate in the Middle East growing ever tenser and the lives of Jews becoming harder across Europe and the world, Israel is experiencing a period of internal and external turmoil. It can be difficult to parse the true nature of the situation in the popular media, so the Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community center has invited Dr. Josef Olmert to lead a lunch and learn where he will clarify current events and answer questions about Israeli politics today.Dr. Joself Olmert is currently an adjunct…

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Jews and the Civil War : Dr. Adam Mendelsohn to Speak at JCC

Jews and the Civil War : Dr. Adam Mendelsohn to Speak at JCC The Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center is honored to host Dr. Adam Mendelsohn, associate professor of Jewish Studies at the College of Charleston, on the evening of Tuesday, January 20th at 6:30 pm. He will give a talk entitled “What Did Jews Think About Slavery at the Start of the Civil War?. A treat for both those interested in Civil War history and Jewish History, Dr. Mendelsohn will lead a discussion on how and why the views on slavery shifted dramatically during the Civil War…

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Judaism 101

Judaism 101 A class for people of different faiths to learn about Judaism and the Jewish People We invite you to learn about Jewish history, traditions, holidays, and life cycle ceremonies in this FREE class series at the JCC, led jointly by Rabbi Sanford Marcus and members of the Columbia Jewish community. Judaism 101 is for those who are curious about Judaism and want to learn more about this ancient religion in a no-pressure, casual environment. Come learn about what your Jewish neighbors and friends believe and celebrate. This FREE class is intended for curious members of faiths other than…

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