Summerville & North Area Jewish Community

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To create, promote and maintain a vibrant Jewish Community in Summerville and the North Area.

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Summerville & North Area Jewish Community Board

Community Leaders: Robyn Wittenberg Dudley

Mitzvah Maven/Community Outreach: Cyn Ava

Archive of Recent Events

Summerville group honors Holocaust victims

By Joy Bonala For the Journal Scene Summerville residents joined others across the nation this week in honoring the lives of the 11 million people killed during the Eastern European Holocaust between 1938 and 1945. The local observance is part of the national Days of Remembrance observed April 8-15. Thursday Summerville’s Town Council meeting began


Purim Party and Mitzvah Good Deed Day

Purim Party at Perkins in Summerville. Hamantaschen essential!


Does our Democracy respect Diversity? Heritage Series event at Saul Alexander Masonic Lodge.

Much appreciation to videographer David Frederick and journalist Jenna Harrison for documenting last Sunday’s civil rights panel program held at the Saul Alexander Masonic Lodge. Click here to read the article from the Summerville Journal Scene:


Summerville Jewish Community Will March In MLK Jr. Parade

The Summerville Jewish Community will march in MLK Jr. parade along with Charleston Jewish Federation and other Jewish organizations. Mark yourself as Going on our Facebook event by clicking here. Join us as we march together and honor the visionary work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and support the Charleston YWCA ’s 46th Annual Federal


Summerville Gratitude Cookie Giveaway for First Responders then eat Chinese food at China Kitchen

Please help by showing our gratitude to first responders!!! Some of the Summerville Jewish community will eat Chinese food at 3 pm at China Kitchen in Knightsville right outside of Summerville at 1585 Central Ave in the Publix Shopping Center. Message me or call if you are joining us 843 819 8509. Before you come,


Summerville represented at the Festival of Lights at James Island County Park

Getting Ready to light the Hanukkah candles at the festival of lights in James Island Park sponsored by PJ Library, Jewish community center without walls, KKBE, and synagogue Emanuel!


Summerville at Hanukkah on the Square

Fun times at the Hanukkah on the Square and we promoted that we had our own holiday diversity Lightfest in Summerville! Wouldn’t it be great if we could have a low country/tri County lightfest next year? That would show a display of unity that everyone keeps talking about. Let’s make history and walk the talk


Light first candle and shop for Kosher Food Pantry at Publix Knightsville

Happy Hanukkah to all. So proud to be a part of a group that participated in night of giving at the Publix in Knightsville. Synagogue Emanuel organized it and thank you to Summerville resident Lydia, her daughter Emma and the others who attended and donated a carful of non-perishables to Charleston Jewish family services food


Summerville CommUNITY Diversity Lightfest

News 2 covered the Summerville Diversity Lightfest at Azalea Park which was held Sunday, December 3. See the article written by Jenna of the Summerville Journal Scene about the Diversity Lightfest by clicking here. There is also an article on Channel 2 News site about your Summerville CommUNITY Diversity Lightfest which can be read here.


Jewish Family Services at Summerville Harvest Lunch, Health Screenings with Community Resource Center

Such a beautiful good deed on such a beautiful day. Thank you Jewish family services, feed thy neighbor, and community resource center for helping the Summerville CommUNITY!  


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