South Carolina Synagogues and Cemeteries
Jewish Community Centers and Hebrew Day Schools

Aiken

Congregation Adath Yeshurun
Reform Synagogue
154 Greenville Street NW
Aiken, SC
803 649 6301
Adath Yeshurun
Aiken History

Sons of Israel Cemetery
Corner of Hampton Ave. and Laurens Street;
Behind Bethany Cemetery
Aiken, SC
Sons Of Israel Cemetery

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Anderson

Temple B’Nai Israel
Reform Synagogue
Oakland Avenue
P O Box 491
Anderson, SC 29622
864 226 0310
The congregation, founded about 100 years ago, originally met over a department store. The current temple on Oakland Avenue was constructed in 1948 because of the driving force of Max Siegel so that his grandson, Ronnie Berns could have his Bar Mitzvah in an actual synagogue.
Temple B'Nai Israel

Temple B'nai Israel History - Windows
Temple B'nai Israel Historical Marker
Temple B'Nai Israel Memorial Plaques

Anderson Cemeteries
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Old Silverbrook Cemetery

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Beaufort

Congregation Beth Israel
Conservative Synagogue
401 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC
A group calling itself Beth Israel Congregation applied for incorporation, and on October 16, 1905, the Congregation was granted a charter by the State of South Carolina.
History
Beth Israel

Beth Israel Cemetery
Jewish Cemetery
Old Sheldon
St. Peter’s Church Graveyard
Beth Israel Cemetery

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Bluffton

Temple Oseh Shalom
P.O. Box 3935
Bluffton, SC 29910
Meet on the third Friday of each month at 8:00 PM at the Lowcountry Presbyterian Church on Route 278 at Simmonsville Road
E-mail: info@templeosehshalom.org
Oseh Shalom
Oseh Shalom Cemetery

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Camden

Temple Beth El
Reform Synagogue
1500 Block Lyttleton St.
Camden, SC

May 2003 Meeting

Camden Cemetery
Cambell Street near Meeting Street
Camden, SC
Camden Cemetery

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Charleston

Addlestone Hebrew Academy
1639 Wallenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC 29407
843 571 1105
addlestone.org

Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue (BSBI)
Orthodox Synagogue
182 Rutledge Ave
Charleston, SC 29403
843 577 6599
One of the oldest Orthodox Shuls in the South and one of the oldest Ashekenazic congregations in America.
BSBI History
bsbisynagogue.com
BSBI Memorial Plaques

Beth Israel Magnolia Cemetery
Pershing Street Off of
Huguenin Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Beth Israel Cemetery

Brith Sholom Magnolia Cemetery
Pershing Street Off of
Huguenin Street
Charleston, SC 29403
Brith Sholom Cemetery

BS-BI Cemetery
Maryville
Sycamore Street
Charleton, SC 29407
BSBI Cemetery

Congregation Dor Tikvah
Orthodox Synagogue
P.O. Box 80301
Charleston, SC 29416-0301
Daily religious services on the Charleston JCC Campus at
1645 Raoul Wallenberg Boulevard Charleston, SC 29407
Dor Tikvah

Jewish Community Center
1645 Wallenberg Blvd.
Charleston, SC 29407
843 571 6565
charlestonjcc.org

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE)
Reform Synagogue
90 Hasell Street
Charleston, SC 29401
843 723 1090
Established in 1749, Congregation K.K. Beth Elohim became the first Reform Jewish congregation in the United States in 1841. The sesquicentennial of the majestic synagogue was recently celebrated. It is the oldest surviving Reform synagogue in the world.
KKBE.org
KKBE History

KKBE Memorial Plaques

KKBE Cemeteries
Coming Street
Charleston, SC
KKBE Coming Street Cemetery

Huguenin Street
Charleston, SC
KKBE Huguenin Ave. Cemetery

Charleston Cemeteries No Longer in Existence
Information a part of KKBE
DaCosta, Harby, and Tobias Family Cemeteries

Synagogue Emanu-El
Conservative Synagogue
5 Windsor Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
843 571 3264
Emanu-El was the first Conservative congregation in South Carolina. Our synagogue celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2007.
emanu-el.com
Emanu-El History

Emanu-El Memorial Plaques

Emanu-El Cemetery
Maryville
Sycamore Street
Charleston, SC 29407
Emanu-El Cemetery

The Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC 29424
843 953 5682
E-mail: jwst@cofc.edu
jewish.cofc.edu


Charleston/ MT Pleasant

Chabad of the Low Country
Lubavitch Synagogue
734 York Street
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464-2614
843 884 2323
SouthernSpirit.

Mt Pleasant Memorial Gardens
1308 Mathis Ferry Road
J Henry Stuhr Funeral Home Facility
Jewish Section
Mt Pleasant Cemetery

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Columbia


Chabad of South Carolina
Lubavitch Synagogue
6338 Goldbranch Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
803 782 1831
ChabadofSC.com

Congregation Beit Midrash
Orthodox Synagogue
Chabad-Aleph House
2509 Decker Blvd
Columbia, SC 29206
803 782 1831
Beith Midrash

Columbia Jewish Community  Center
306 Flora Drive
Columbia, SC 29223
803 787 2023
jewishcolumbia.org

Columbia Jewish Day School
5827 North Trenholm Rd
Columbia, SC 29260
803 782 1831
E-mail: meirmuller@sc.rr.com

Synagogue Beth Shalom
Conservative Synagogue
5827 North Trenholm Road
Columbia, SC
803 782 2500
Celebrated the 100th Anniversary September 2005
History
bethshalomcolumbia.org/

Tree of Life Congregation
Reform Synagogue
6719 North Trenholm Road
Columbia, SC
803 787 2182
On January 15, 1896, a group of eighteen members of the Jewish community met in city hall chambers and organized the Tree of Life Congregation.
tolsc.org/

Columbia Cemeteries
Arcadia Lakes Cemetery
1401 Arcadia Lakes
Columbia, SC 29206
Arcadia Lakes Cemetery

Hebrew Benevolent Society Cemetery
720 Blanding Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Hebrew Benevolent Cemetery

Whaley Street Cemetery
1300 Whaley Street
Columbia, SC 29205

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Darlington

Darlington Hebrew Congregation Section
Grove Hill Cemetery
405 South Whaley Street
Darlington, SC 29532
Darlington Hebrew Cemetery

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Dillon

Ohav Shalom Memorial Plaques
Housed at Beth Israel Congregation
Florence, SC
Memorial Plaques

Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Hwy 57
Dillon, SC
Hebrew Garden Section

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Florence

Beth Israel
Reform Synagogue
316 Park Avenue
Florence, SC
843 669 9724
Started as the Florence Hebrew Benevolent Association in1887, this fraternal and benevolent association is still in existence under the name of Beth Israel Congregation.
Celebrated 100th Anniversary Nov 2-4, 2012
Beth Israel Congregation
Beth Israel History
Beth Israel Memorial Tablets

Florence Cemetery
Hebrew Benevolent Society

900 Church Street,
Florence, SC 29501
Hebrew Benevolent Cemetery

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Fort Mill, SC

Temple Kol Ami
2879 Hwy 160 West #4677
Fort Mill, SC 29708
803 701 0149
Email: yorksynagogue@gmail.com kolamitemple.com

Temple Solel
Reform Synagogue
P.O. Box 1765
Fort Mill, SC 29716
803 547 3043
Email: info@templesolelsc.org
templesolelsc.org

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Georgetown

Temple Beth Elohim
Reform Synagogue
Corner Screven and Highmarket Streets
Georgetown, SC
843 527 7545
Temple Beth Elohim was incorporated in 1921 and the present temple was built in 1949.
History
templebethelohim.net

The Historic Beth Elohim Cemetery
Corner of Broad and Duke Street
Georgetown, SC
Beth Elohim Cemetery

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Greenville

Congregation Beth Israel
Conservative Synagogue
425 Summit Dr
Greenville, SC 29609
864 232 9031
bethisraelsc.org
Beth Israel Memorial Plaques

Beth Israel Jewish Cemetery
(1937-1980 listings)
Highway 250 & Highway 124
Adjoins Graceland Cemetery
Greenville, SC
Beth Israel Cemetery

Temple of Israel
Reform Synagogue
400 Spring Forest Road
Greenville, SC
864 292 1782
The first history known of the Temple of Israel was 1913 when the six Jewish families of Greenville began regularly meeting for discussion and observance in their homes.
templeofisrael.org
Temple of Israel Memorial Plaques

Greer

Chabad of the Upstate
Rabbi Adam Goodfriend
561 E Suber Road
Greer, SC 29650
864 201 9521
E-Mail: adamgoodfriend@hotmail.com

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Hilton Head

Congregation Beth Yam
Reform Synagogue
4501 Meeting Street
Hilton Head, SC 29926
843 689 2178
In 1981 a handful of island families incorporated The Jewish Community Association of Hilton Head. By 1985 the congregation became known as Congregation Beth Yam. On January 14, 1990, the building was dedicated and became the first Jewish house of worship on Hilton Head Island.
E-mail: bethyam@aol.com
bethyam.org
Beth Yam History
Beth Yam Walking Tour
Beth Yam Brochure

Congregation Beth Yam Cemetery
Sea Pines Plantation
Hilton Head Island, SC
Beth Yam / Six Oaks Cemetery

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Kingstree

Beth Or
Temple Beth Or was closed in February of 2005 after being in the community since the mid 1940's.

Beth Or Cemetery
(Old Lake City Highway) Eastland Ave.; Half-block from Pepsi Warehouse
Beth Or Cemetery

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Mt Pleasant

Chabad of the Low Country
Lubavitch Synagogue
734 York Street
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464-2614
843 884 2323
SouthernSpirit.

Mt Pleasant Memorial Gardens
1308 Mathis Ferry Road
J Henry Stuhr Funeral Home Facility
Jewish Section
Mt Pleasant Cemetery

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Myrtle Beach

Beth El
Orthodox Synagogue
North Kings Highway and Calhoun Drive
404 Calhoun Rd
Myrtle Beach, SC
Open on Special Occasions & Holidays,
Please call in advance

843 449 7178

Chabad Academy
2803 North Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
843 448 0035
Chabad Academy

Chabad House
Lubavitch Synagogue
2803 North Oak St
Myrtle Beach, SC
843 448 0035
chabadmb.com/shul

Temple Emanu-El
Conservative Synagogue
406 65th Avenue N
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
843 449 5552
Temple Emanu-El was founded in 1963 in the small coastal town of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
mbsynagogue.org

Temple Emanu-El Memorial Gardens
Within Ocean Woods Memorial Park 2408 South Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach, SC
Temple Emanuel Cemetery


Temple Shalom
Reform Synagogue
767 Oxbow Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
Grand Strand Senior Center
1268 21st Ave.
N, Myrtle Beach, SC
843 903 6634
templeshalommyrtlebeach.com

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Orangeburg

Temple Sinai
808 Ellis Avenue
Orangeburg, SC 29115
Hebrew Cemetery
templesinaiorangeburg.net

Email:Webmaster@templesinaiorangeburg.net

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Rock Hill

Forest Hills Cemetery
Jewish Section

Highway 161 - West of the airport
Rock Hill, SC
Rock Hill Jewish Cemetery

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South Carolina National Cemeteries
Anderson, SC
Beaufort, SC
Columbia, SC
Florence, SC
Cemetery Listings

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Spartanburg

Congregation B’Nai Israel
Reform Synagogue
146 Heywood Avenue
Spartanburg, SC
864 582 2001
Was it 1905 or 1912?. . . In 1905 they held the possibility of a minyon, the required quorum of 10, for traditional prayers. Those who say it was 1912 are also right, because that is the year in which our first President, Abraham Levin, was appointed.
ourtemple.us
B'Nai Israel History

Floyd Greenlawn Cemetery
1300 Fernwood Glendale Road
Jewish Section

Oakwood Cemetery
Oakwood Drive and Avant Street
West Oakwood Jewish Section

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Sumter

Temple Sinai
Reform Synagogue
11 Church St
Sumter SC
803 773 2122
The first Jewish citizens of the Sumter community came from Charleston about 1815. In April, 1895, the official merger occurred between The Sumter Hebrew Benevolent Society and The Hebrew Cemetery Society, with the surviving organization becoming The Sumter Society of Israelites, the official name of present-day Congregation Sinai.
Email: templesinai2012@yahoo.com
Temple Sinai Pictures 2006
Temple Sinai Pictures 2008

Temple Sinai History
Temple Sinai Memorial Plaques

Temple Sinai Cemetery
700 W Oakland Ave
Sumter, SC 29150
Temple Sinai Cemetery

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Walterboro

Temple Mount Sinai
Reform Synagogue
Po Box 516
Walterboro, SC 29488
843 549 5770

Live Oak Cemetery - Jewish Section
Jefferies Boulevard at Corner of Detreville Street
Walterboro, SC 29488
Temple Mount Sinai Cemetery