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Brith Shalom Beth Israel Synagogue

182 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403-5820
+1 843-577-6599
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Rich history and welcoming community!

My partner and I stopped in to see the oldest continuously running synagogue in the US and were... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
iggnacious
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New York City, New York
I went into the gift shop just to make a donation

The people, and other congregants who were shopping, were very friendly. They readily told the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
ilene552015
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New York
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21 Jan 2018
“Rich history and welcoming community!”
3 May 2017
“I went into the gift shop just to make a donation”
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182 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC 29403-5820
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

My partner and I stopped in to see the oldest continuously running synagogue in the US and were greeted with a welcoming group of volunteers. We felt right at home. Linda was an incredible guide, and opened our eyes to not only the temple’s rich...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

The people, and other congregants who were shopping, were very friendly. They readily told the history of their synagogue and its significance. We were give a tour and could see many interesting items around the sanctuary and up on the bema. The gift shop had...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

A wonderful tour recounting the long history of Jews in Charleston. They were as fractious and vulnerable as the rest of us but they prospered and live on.

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The congregants were very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed an excellent Italian meal Friday night and cholent and great lunch on Saturday. The rabbi spoke about the newly enlarged eruv and how many details fell into place due to special intervention. Shul services were very...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

the feel of history, people's prayers is in the wood and walls. lovely structure nestled into a neighborhood that feels like I'd like to explore.

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We visited the Synagogue during our trip to Charleston. The tour lasted about an hour. Although it was $10 the cost was with it (there are discounts for students and military) The guide provided a comprehensive history of Judaism in Charleston. What I found very...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Linda was a fantastic tour guide and we learned about the congregation's history, its role in the Jewish life of Charleston and its ongoing contributions.

Thank Phyllis M
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Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Photos are not of the Orthodox synagogue. The photos are of the Reform Temple in Charleston. A correction is required. Both synagogues are well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Recommend to visit and see the oldest continuous synagogue in the US. Very nice people to show you around and inform you of the history. Really enjoyed seeing one of the original synagogues.

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Reviewed 22 June 2015

this is the oldest synagogue in continuous use. the docent tour was really interesting. worth a visit

Thank rdrdr
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