Panel Discussions & Presentations


Panel Discussions

Against the Tide: Risks and Rewards for Rejecting the Status Quo

Panel Discussion with Jack Bass, Dan Carter, William Saunders, Robert Seigel, Cleveland Sellers, and Patricia Sullivan at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Courage, Conscience, and Conformity: South Carolina Jews and the Civil Rights Movement,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/17/2016
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-446

Aiken Pioneers, Then and Now

Panel discussion with Doris Lerner Baumgarten, Nelson A. Danish, Marvin Efron, Samuel Wolf Ellis, Judith Evans, Jeffrey Kaplan, Sondra Shanker Katzenstein, Ernest Levinson, Irene Krugman Rudnick, and Stephen K. Surasky, at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina meeting, “Jewish Roots, Aiken Branches: From Shtetl to Small-Town South,” in Aiken, SC, on the occasion of the dedication of the Adath Yeshurun Synagogue historical marker

Date: 11/16/2014
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-408

Beth Elohim’s 100th anniversary (Charleston, SC)

Panel discussion with L. C. Sloan, Robert Schimek, and Robin Shuler on the occasion of Beth Elohim’s 100th anniversary, Georgetown, SC

Date: 10/9/2004
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-285

Community of Memory: Camden’s Jews Then and Now

Panel Discussion with Dale Rosengarten, Cheryl Baum, Garry Baum, Barbara Freed James, Albert Baruch Mercer, and Rita Tanzer at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Endangered Congregations: Strategies for Survival,” held in Sumter and Camden, SC

Date: 10/21/2018
MSS 1035-530

Difficult History: Plantations, Concentration Camps, and Cultural Tourism

Panel Discussion with Robin Waties, Sara Daise, Shawn Halifax, Lilly Filler, George McDaniel, Joseph McGill, David Popowski, and Robert Rosen at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring 2018 meeting, “Memory, Mounuments, and Memorials” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/28/2018
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-516

Endangered Congregations

Panel Discussion with Noah Levine, Garry Baum, Barry Draisen, Louis Drucker, Barry Frishberg, Rhetta Mendelsohn, and Paul Siegel at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Endangered Congregations: Strategies for Survival,” held in Sumter and Camden, SC

Date: 10/20/2018
MSS 1035-526

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Judaism But Been Afraid to Ask

Panel discussion with Rabbis Achiya DeLouya, David J. Radinsky, and Chaim Lindenblatt, sponsored by Brith Sholom Beth Israel Sisterhood and Addlestone Hebrew Academy

Date: 11/18/1999
MSS 1035-232

Ex-Pats of South Carolina’s Capital City

Roundtable discussion with Arthur Berger, L. M. Drucker, Belinda Gergel, Richard Gergel, Stephanie Heller, Max Hellman, Constance H. Mandeville, Ernest Marcus, Harold Nankin, Nancy Nankin, Henry Nechemias, and Joseph B. Rosen at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Tale of Two Cities (and a few small towns),” held in Columbia, SC

Date: 11/7/2015
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-430

Growing up Jewish in Beaufort

Panel discussion with Stanley Bernard Farbstein, Joseph Lipton, Michael Greenly, Thomas Keyserling, and Gerrie Sturman at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Beaufort, SC

Date: 10/24/1998
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-204

Growing Up Jewish in Small Town South Carolina

Panel discussion with Bertha Lazarowitz (Lazarus) Breibart (Charleston), Rita Solomon (Denmark), Sam Siegel (Anderson, Walterboro), and Joseph Lipton (Beaufort)

Date: 3/4/1999
MSS 1035-209

Growing Up Jewish in the Pee Dee

Panel discussion with Richard D. Cagan, Alexander Cohen, Robin Shuler, and Sam Rogol at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, on the occasion of Beth Israel Congregation’s 50th anniversary, Florence, SC; followed by a presentation, “A Brief History of Beth Israel Congregation,” by Sam Rogol

Date: 3/6/1999
MSS 1035-210

Holocaust as a Crisis of Faith

Panel discussion with Marcie Cohen Ferris, Rudolf Herz, Thomas E. Myers, Jr., and William N. McKeachie

Date: 5/23/1998
MSS 1035-196

Hub City Reminisces

Panel Discussion with Joe Wachter, Andy Poliakoff, Allan From, Dot E. Frank, Ben Stauber, Gary Smiley, Gloria Goldberg, and Sandy Smiley at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “In Search of Jewish Spartanburg,” held in Spartanburg, SC

Date: 11/09/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-559

Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Past Presidents Panel

Panel Discussion with Rachel Gordin Barnett, David Draisen, Belinda Gergel, Richard Gergel, Ann Meddin Hellman, Edward Poliakoff, Robert Rosen, and Jeffrey Rosenblum on the occasion of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina’s 20th anniversary

Date: 5/17/2014
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-394

Jewish Life in Flowertown

Panel Discussion with Sallie Wolper Boyles, Jane Barshay Burns, Manuel Cohen, Marjorie Lynch, Paul Lynch, Spencer Lynch (dual role as moderator and panelist), Rosalyn Kramer Monat-Haller, and Vivian O. Rose at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “The ‘Kingdom of Israel’ in This Town”: Jewish Merchants of Charleston and Summerville,” Charleston and Summerville, SC

Date: 05/21/2017
MSS 1035-482

Jewish Life in the South Carolina Upcountry

Panel discussion with Samuel Morris Draisen (Anderson), Fred Leffert (Greenville), and Marsha Poliakoff and her son Gary Poliakoff (Spartanburg) at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Anderson, SC

Date: 11/14/2010
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-342

King Street as a Classroom (Charleston, SC)

Panel discussion with Henry Berlin, Nicky Bluestein, Joseph Chase, Kenny Fox, Charles Goldberg, Sam Kirshtein, Maurice Krawcheck, Burnet Mendelsohn, Bernard Mendelson, Andy Slotin, and Joe Sokol, part of Professor Dale Rosengarten’s class of the same name at the College of Charleston

Date: 1/24/2013
MSS 1035-366

Kings and Queens of King Street

Panel Discussion with Steve Berlin, Nicky Bluestein, Ben Chase, Rosemary Read Cohen, Leonard Goldberg, Barry Kalinsky, Sammy Kirshtein, and Allan Livingstain at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “The ‘Kingdom of Israel’ in This Town”: Jewish Merchants of Charleston and Summerville,”  Charleston and Summerville, SC

Date: 05/21/2017
MSS 1035-479

Looking at the Past and to the Future: From the Pulpit of Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, SC)

Panel discussion with Rabbis Hersh Moshe Galinsky and Gilbert Klaperman at the Southern Jewish Historical Society and Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina joint conference, “Jewish Roots in Southern Soil,” on the occasion of the 150th anniversary rededication of BSBI

Date: 10/31/2004
MSS 1035-287

Making Their Mark on Georgetown

Panel discussion with Richard Dimentstein, Roslyn Goldstein Greenspon, Nathan Kaminski, Benedict Rosen, Deborah Schneider Smith, and Gene Vinik at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Between the Waters,” held at Hobcaw Barony and in Georgetown SC

Date: 10/15/2017
MSS 1035-493

Max Heller: The Father of Modern Greenville

Panel discussion with Steven Heller, Francie Heller, Trude Heller, Susan Heller Moses, and Richard W. Riley at the fall meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Beth Israel in honor of Beth Israel congregation’s 100th anniversary and the dedication of an historical marker, Greenville, SC

Date: 10/23/2016
MSS 1035-462

Merchants on the Move

Panel Discussion with Katharine Allen, Harold Brody, Deborah Lipman Cochelin, David Furchgott, Mickey Kronsberg Rosenblum, and Zachary M. Solomon at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting,  “Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future: JHSSC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/18/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-545

Midlands Memories: Patches on a Fading Quilt

Panel discussion with Gene Atkinson, Blanche C. Cohen, Irvin Cohen, Ronald Cohen, Brenda Yelman Lederman, Ernest L. Marcus, Rhetta Aronson Mendelsohn, Stephen Savitz, and Beverly Ulmer at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Tale of Two Cities (and a few small towns)”, held in Orangeburg, SC

Date: 11/8/2015
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-433

Monuments of Marion Square

Panel Discussion with Theodore Rosengarten, Christine King Mitchell, and Michael Kogan at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Memory, Mounuments, and Memorials” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/28/2018
MSS 1035-514

Notes From the Battlefield and the Home Front

Panel discussion with Joseph Mazo Butwin, Gale Siegel Messerman, Herb Novit, Edward Poliakoff, and Alan Reyner, Jr. at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “GI Jews: SC Goes to War,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/2/2015
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-417

Oldtimers and Newcomers, Georgetown, SC

Panel discussion with Bari King Heiden, Gene Vinik, Meyer Rosen, Philip Schneider, and Ariane Lieberman at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Georgetown, SC

Date: 3/20/2004
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-281

Our Families, Our Selves

Panel discussion with Barry Ivan Baker, Arthur Berger, Jenny Bouknight, Sylvia Clark, Ellen Iseman, Ernest Marcus, Albert Mercer, Jane Meyerson, Laura Moses, Eliot Rabin, Anita Rosenberg, and Eileen Sorota, at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “The Past as Prologue: Jewish Genealogy Looks to the Future,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/18/2013
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-370

Pee Dee Pioneers

Panel discussion with Donna Cohen, Fredric Levy, Bruce Siegal, and Richard Weintraub at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina conference in Florence, SC, on the occasion of Beth Israel Congregation’s 100th anniversary

Date: 11/3/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-363

Revisiting Rivers: Reflections on School Desegregation (Charleston, SC)

Panel Discussion with Charles (“Charlie”) Brown, Millicent Brown, Oveta Glover, Missy Cohen Gold, Robert Rosen, and Blanche Weintraub Wine at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Courage, Conscience, and Conformity: South Carolina Jews and the Civil Rights Movement,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/16/2016
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-445

Rising to the Challenge: Jewish Politicians in an Age of Change

Panel Discussion with Billy Keyserling, Marvin Lare, Joel Lourie, and Jack Swerling at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Courage, Conscience, and Conformity: South Carolina Jews and the Civil Rights Movement,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/16/2016
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-444

Shared Memories, Equal Justice

Panel Discussion with Richard Gergel, Claire Curtis, Joseph Darby, Armand Derfner, Charles Heyward, and Bernard Powers at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Memory, Mounuments, and Memorials” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/28/2018
MSS 1035-513

South of the Border and the Legend of Alan Schafer (Dillon, SC)

Panel discussion with Diane Schafer Goodstein, Evelyn Hechtkopf, Richard Schafer, Robin Schafer, and Harold Kornblut at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina conference in Florence, SC, on the occasion of Beth Israel Congregation’s 100th anniversary

Date: 11/3/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-364

Strategies and Resources for Survival

Panel Discussion with Mark Swick Rebecca Engel, Noah Levine, Annie Rivers, Anita Rosenberg, Dale Rosengarten, and Jay Schwartz at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Endangered Congregations: Strategies for Survival,” held in Sumter and Camden, SC

Date: 10/20/2018
MSS 1035-528

Summers to Remember: Recollections of Blue Star, Camp Coleman, and Camp Judaea

Panel discussion with Lisa Collis Cohen, Maxine Solomon McLarnan, Gale Siegel Messerman, Brett Serbin, Daniel Sherman, Robert Steinberg, Maryann (“Candy”) Niman Popkin, and Rodger Popkin at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Summer to Remember: Jewish Summer Camps in the American South,” held in Columbia, SC

Date: 11/9/2013
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-382

Symposium on Penina Moise

Symposium with Solomon Breibart, Nicholas Butler, Belinda Gergel, Harlan Greene, Mayer Z. Gruber, Kim Harris, Anita Rosenberg, Ira Rosenberg, Dale Rosengarten, Barbara Stender, and Max Stern, sponsored by Special Collections, Addlestone Library, College of Charleston

Date: 2/16/2006
MSS 1035-308

The Founding of Emanu-El (Charleston, SC)

Panel discussion with William Ackerman, Pearl Baker, Florence Horowitz, Rose Jacobs, Charlot Karesh, Stanley Karesh, Frederica Kronsberg, Doris Meddin, and Rabbi Lewis Weintraub at the 4th annual meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina held in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Synagogue Emanu-El in Charleston, SC

Date: 1/25/1997
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-112

The New Royalty

Panel Discussion with Edward E. Berlin, Ben D’Allesandro, Joe Fischbein, Eli Hyman, and Joseph Jacobson at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “The ‘Kingdom of Israel’ in This Town”: Jewish Merchants of Charleston and Summerville,”  Charleston and Summerville, SC

Date: 5/20/2017
MSS 1035-480

The Next Generation Remembers

Panel discussion with Lilly Stern Filler, Anita Zucker, David Popowski, Esther Goldberg Greenberg, and Harlan Greene at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “GI Jews: SC Goes to War,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/3/2015
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-418

The Next Generation Speaks

Panel discussion with Billy Keyserling (Beaufort), Joel Lourie (Columbia), Ernest Marcus (Eutawville), and Benedict Rosen (Georgetown), at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “To Heal the World: Jewish South Carolinians in Public Service,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/20/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-355

Women in Public Office

Panel discussion with Susan Alion Brill (Columbia), Dyan Cohen (Darlington), and Belinda Gergel (Columbia) at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina conference, “To Heal the World: Jewish South Carolinians in Public Service,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/19/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-354

Three Rabbi Panels

Be Fruitful and Multiply

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), and Ari Sytner (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 4/18/2012
MSS 1035-351

Coming of Age in Judaism

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (KKBE-Reform), Moshe Davis (BSBI-Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Emanu-El-Conservative) one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/20/2019
MSS 1035-540

God at the Center: the Role of the Divine in Jewish Belief

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Michael Davies (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 3/27/2014
MSS 1035-390

Intermarriage and Conversion

Panel discussion with Rabbis Edward Marc Friedman (Conservative), David J. Radinsky (Orthodox), and Anthony D. Holz (Reform), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 2/22/2000
MSS 1035-237

Jewish Views on Marriage

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Alan Cohen (Conservative) and Moshe Davis (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/09/2016
MSS 1035-464

Jewish Views on Sexuality

Panel discussion with Rabbis Greg Kanter (KKBE-Reform), Adam Rosenbaum (Emanu-El-Conservative), and Michael Davies (Dor Tikvah-Orthodox) one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 01/31/2019
MSS 1035-534

Judaism and Education

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), Susan Tendler (Conservative), and Ari Sytner (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 3/14/2007
MSS 1035-320

Judaism and Sexuality: Sects in the City

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), and Ari Sytner (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 3/23/2011
MSS 1035-348

K’lal Yisrael: How Important is Jewish Pluralism?

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (KKBE-Reform), Alan Cohen (Rabbi Emeritus, Emanu-El-Conservative) and Moshe Davis (BSBI-Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/01/2017
MSS 1035-494

Mitzvah as Commandment

Panel discussion with Rabbis David Jacob Radinsky (Orthodox), Chezi Zionce (Conservative), and Robert Seigel (Reform), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 3/30/2004
MSS 1035-282

Obligated to Educate: Jewish Education and Jewish Day Schools

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Michael Davies (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 2/18/2015
MSS 1035-414

On Understanding the Rabbinate: Preparation and Day-to-Day Life of a Pulpit Rabbi

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Moshe Davis (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 4/4/2013
MSS 1035-369

Politics in the Pulpit

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Michael Davies (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 4/13/2016
MSS 1035-442

Prayer and Women: Three Jewish Viewpoints

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), David J. Radinsky (Orthodox), and Chezi Zionce (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 9/6/2000
MSS 1035-245

Religious Authority and Personal Autonomy

Panel discussion with Rabbi Robert Judd (Conservative), Anthony D. Holz (Reform), and Professor Joshua Shanes (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 3/12/2009
MSS 1035-329

Revelation, Prophecy, and Rabbinic Authority: Contemporary Perspectives

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Moshe Davis (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 10/24/2012
MSS 1035-361

Sexuality and Homosexuality and Jewish Law

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), Ari Sytner (Orthodox), and Robert Judd (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 4/3/2008
MSS 1035-323

Tefillah: Prayer

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (KKBE-Reform), Moshe Davis (BSBI-Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Emanu-El-Conservative) one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston 

Date: 07/12/2018
MSS 1035-533

The Christian View of the Jew

Panel discussion with Reverends Marshall Blalock (First Baptist Church, Charleston), Daniel W. Massie (First Scots Presbyterian Church, Charleston), and Jay Scott Newman (St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Greenville), held in conjunction with the Three Rabbi Panel, “The Jewish View of the Christian,” sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 10/23/2001
MSS 1035-263

The Essence of Judaism

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), David J. Radinsky (Orthodox), and Chezi Zionce (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 2/21/2001
MSS 1035-250

The Evolving Role of the Synagogue

Panel discussion with Rabbis Stephanie Alexander (Reform), Moshe Davis (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 10/30/2013
MSS 1035-380

The Future Needs of the Charleston Jewish Community

Panel discussion with Rabbis Edward Marc Friedman (Conservative), David J. Radinsky (Orthodox), and Anthony D. Holz (Reform), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/2/1999
MSS 1035-227

The Jewish View of the Christian

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), David J. Radinsky (Orthodox), and Chezi Zionce (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels, held in conjunction with the Three Minister Panel, “The Christian View of the Jew,” sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 10/17/2001
MSS 1035-262

The Jewish View of the Gentile

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthoy Holz (Reform), Robert Judd (Conservative), and Ari Sytner (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/12/2008
MSS 1035-325

The Revelation at Sinai: Jewish Views of the Torah

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), Ari Sytner (Orthodox), and Robert Judd (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/7/2007
MSS 1035-322

Tradition and Change in Judaism

Panel discussion with Rabbis Anthony D. Holz (Reform), Ari Sytner (Orthodox), and Adam Rosenbaum (Conservative), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 3/18/2010
MSS 1035-331

Women and Judaism

Panel discussion with Rabbis Alan L. Cohen (Conservative), Anthony Holz (Reform), and Ari Sytner (Orthodox), one in a series of Three Rabbi Panels sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston

Date: 11/8/2006
MSS 1035-315

Presentations

A Commentary on a Synagogue History: Brith Sholom Beth Israel and American Jewish History (Charleston, SC)

Keynote lecture by Jeffrey Gurock at the Southern Jewish Historical Society and Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina joint conference, “Jewish Roots in Southern Soil,” on the occasion of the 150th anniversary rededication of BSBI

Date: 10/31/2004
MSS 1035-286a

A History of the Jewish Community in Florence

Presentation by Alexander Cohen at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina conference in Florence, SC, on the occasion of Beth Israel Congregation’s 100th anniversary

Date: 11/3/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-362

A Store at Every Crossroads: A Curator’s Talk

Presentation by Lynn Robertson at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future: JHSSC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/21/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-546

Adath Yeshurun Synagogue’s 75th Anniversary (Aiken, SC)

Presentations by Sunday school students and performances by guest singer Gloria Greenbaum and the men’s chorus, followed by speakers Nelson A. Danish, Mitchell Rifkin, Rosalee Rinehart, Fred Schneider, Rose Seldin, Steve Surasky, and Dianne Wolf on Founders’ Day during the 75th anniversary celebration of Adath Yeshurun Synagogue in Aiken, SC

Date: 5/4/1996
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-069

American Judaism and Civil Engagement: Our Future Depends Upon It

Presentation by Judith Schindler at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future: JHSSC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/19/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-547

Anderson and the Jewish Experience in the South

Presentation by David Goldfield at Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th anniversary celebration, Anderson, SC

Date: 6/13/1998
MSS 1035-199e

Anderson Reflections

Presentation by Joyce Lender at Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th anniversary celebration, Anderson, SC

Date: 6/12/1998
MSS 1035-199a

B’Shert and the Wonderful Accident That Changed My Life

Presentation by Macy Hart at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Summer to Remember: Jewish Summer Camps in the American South,” held in Columbia, SC

Date: 11/10/2013
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-383

Beaufort in Context: The Jewish History of Small Town America

Presentation by Lee Shai Weissbach at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Beaufort, SC

Date: 4/2/2005
MSS 1035-291

Deep Roots, Lofty Branches: Perspectives on the Capital City’s Early Jews

Presentation by Richard Gergel and Belinda Gergel at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Tale of Two Cities (and Few Small Towns),” held in Columbia, SC

Date: 11/7/2015
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-431

Facing Memory: The Past, the Present, and the Public

Keynote by Michael Arad at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Memory, Mounuments, and Memorials” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/28/2018
MSS 1035-515

Fighting the Philistines: Southern Jews in High Places

Presentation by Hollace Weiner at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “To Heal the World: Jewish South Carolinians in Public Service,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/19/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-353

From Budapest to Spartanburg: The Teszlers, Textile Giants in the American South

Presentation with Diane Vecchio in conversation with Dr. Charles D. Kay at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “In Search of Jewish Spartanburg,” held in Spartanburg, SC

Date: 11/10/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-560

Furchgott Brothers’ Dry Goods and Department Store Empire

Presentation by Maurice Furchgott at the “Furchgott Family Reunion” held at the College Charleston campus, Charleston, SC. Additional speakers during presentation include: David Furchgott, Reese Geigerman, Dale Dreyfoos, and Richard Glass

Date: 8/06/2019
MSS 1035-517

Furchgott Family Cemeteries in Slovakia

Presentation by Jeremy Furchtgott at the “Furchtgott Family Reunion” held at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC.

Date: 8/07/2018
MSS 1035-520

Furchgott Senior Family Members Speak

Presentation by senior family members of the Furchgott family at the “Furchtgott Family Reunion” held at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC. Speakers include: Maurice Furchgott, Jeanne P. Dreyfoos, and Ruth E. Adler

Date: 8/07/2018
MSS 1035-519

God First, You Second, Me Third: An Exploration of “Quiet Jewishness” at Southern Jewish Summer Camp

Presentation by Marcie Ferris at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Summer to Remember: Jewish Summer Camps in the American South,” held in Columbia, SC

Date: 11/9/2013
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-381

Greenville Walking Tour with Barry Nocks and Abbie Rickoff

Presentation at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina meeting, “Looking Back and Moving Forward: Greenville’s Congregation Beth Israel, Building Community Since 1916,” in honor of Beth Israel’s 100th anniversary and the unveiling of an historical marker

Date: 10/23/2016
MSS 1035-463

Growing up in Anderson

Presentation by Raymond Rosenblum at Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th anniversary celebration, Anderson, SC

Date: 6/13/1998
MSS 1035-199c

History of the Holocaust

Presentation by survivor Rudolf (Rudy) Herz for Professor Ted Rosengarten’s “History of the Holocaust” class, College of Charleston

Date: 4/25/2011
MSS 1035-349

History of the Holocaust and Documentary Studies

Presentation by survivor Rudolf (Rudy) Herz for Professor Ted Rosengarten’s “History of the Holocaust” class and Professor Dale Rosengarten’s “Documentary Studies” class, College of Charleston

Date: 2/23/2001
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-251

Holocaust and the Literary Imagination

Presentation by survivor Rudolf (Rudy) Herz for Professor Beatrice Stiglitz’s “Holocaust and the Literary Imagination” class, College of Charleston

Date: 11/21/1996
MSS 1035-99

How Judaism Became an American Religion and What the Future Has in Store

Presentation by Steven R. Weisman at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future: JHSSC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/19/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-548

In Search of Jewish Spartanburg

Presentation by Joe Wachter at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “In Search of Jewish Spartanburg,” held in Spartanburg, SC

Date: 11/09/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-558

Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina 20th Anniversary Celebration

Remarks by Richard Gergel during the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina reception celebrating the Society’s 20th anniversary

Date: 5/17/2014
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-395

JHSSC Cemetery Survey Project and Survey of Beth Israel Cemetery (Beaufort, SC)

Presentation with Stanley Bernard Farbstein and Cynthia Levy at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Beaufort, SC

Date: 4/2/2005
MSS 1035-292

Layers of History

Presentation by Lisa R. Thompson at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future: JHSSC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/18/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-543

Let Us Break Bread Together: African Americans, Jews, and South Carolina’s Civil Rights Struggle

Presentation by Bobby Donaldson at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Courage, Conscience, and Conformity: South Carolina Jews and the Civil Rights Movement, ” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 4/16/2016
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-443

Little-known Facts About Charleston Jewish History From the 1950s to the 1970s

Presentation by Wilfred “Bill” Novit at Brith Sholom Beth Israel’s social hall in Charleston, SC

Date: 2/20/2020
MSS 1035-556

Looking Away from Dixie: The Changing Face of the Jewish South

Presentation by Stuart Rockoff at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina conference celebrating the Society’s 20th anniversary

Date: 5/18/2014
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-396

Merchants: The Marrow of the Southern Jewish Experience

Presentation by Stephen J. Whitfield at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “Revisiting the Past and Envisioning the Future: JHSSC Celebrates its 25th Anniversary,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/18/2019
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-544

Rabbinic Reminiscences of Beaufort

Presentation by Rabbi Harvey Tattelbaum at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Beaufort, SC

Date: 4/2/2005
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-293

Re-imagining the Role of Jewish Camp in the Lives of Southern Jews

Presentation by Eric Singer at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “A Summer to Remember: Jewish Summer Camps in the American South,” held in Columbia, SC

Date: 11/10/2013
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-384

Stories from Jewish Camden

Presentation by Barbara Freed James at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Endangered Congregations: Strategies for Survival,” held in Sumter and Camden SC

Date: 10/21/2018
MSS 1035-529

Stories From the Pee Dee: Short Takes by Community Members

Presentation by Mortimer H. Bernanke, Matthew Reich, Phillip Greenberg, Gertrude Radin, Alexander Cohen, Harold Kornblut, and Donna Cohen at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina conference in Florence, SC, on the occasion of Beth Israel Congregation’s 100th anniversary

Date: 11/4/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-365

Struggling, Growing, and Reaching New-Old Conclusions (Beaufort, SC)

Presentation by Rabbi Harvey Tattelbaum at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Beaufort, SC

Date: 4/3/2005
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
MSS 1035-294

The Family Who Stayed in Europe

Presentation by Jeremy Furchtgott at the “Furchtgott Family Reunion” held at the College Charleston campus, Charleston, SC. Additional speakers during presentation include: Ruth Adler, Maurice Furchgott, and Elizabeth Philipp

Date: 8/06/2018
MSS 1035-518

The Inaugural Milton Kronsberg Lecture, Rabbi Gerald Wolpe, speaker

Lecture sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, College of Charleston with Rabbi Gerald Wolpe

Date: 11/14/1999
MSS 1035-230

The Jewish Community of Beaufort in 1905 and the Founding of Beth Israel Congregation

Presentation by Helen Goldman and Stephen Schein at the regional meeting of the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina, Beaufort, SC

Date: 4/2/2005
Link to the Lowcountry Digital LIbrary
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-290

The New Rabbi (Charleston, SC)

Presentation by Rabbi Gerald Wolpe at the Southern Jewish Historical Society and Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina joint conference, “Jewish Roots in Southern Soil,” on the occasion of the 150th anniversary rededication of Brith Sholom Beth Israel, Charleston

Date: 10/31/2004
MSS 1035-288

The Remarkable Story of the Early Jews of South Carolina

Presentation by Richard Gergel and Robert Rosen at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Jewish Roots, Aiken Branches: From Shtetl to Small-Town South,” in Aiken, SC, on the occasion of the dedication of the Adath Yeshurun Synagogue historical marker

Date: 11/16/2014
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-407

To Heal the World: Jewish South Carolinians in Public Service

Opening remarks by Richard Gergel and Robert Rosen at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “To Heal the World: Jewish South Carolinians in Public Service,” held in Charleston, SC

Date: 5/19/2012
Link to Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina Audio
MSS 1035-352

Today I Am a Fountain Pen (Anderson, SC)

Presentation by Ronald Bern at Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th anniversary celebration, Anderson, SC

Date: 6/13/1998
MSS 1035-199d

What a Big City Boy Learned about Small Town Jewish Life: The JCLP Experience

Keynote speech given by David Sarnat with introductory remarks by JHSSC President Jeffrey Rosenblum and Sumter County Museum Director Annie Rivers at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina fall meeting, “Endangered Congregations: Strategies for Survival,” held in Sumter and Camden SC

Date: 10/20/2018
MSS 1035-527

Miscellaneous

Farewell party for David Winner (Charleston, SC)

Farewell for the young military enlistee who stayed with Ruth Jacobs for several years while assigned to the base in Charleston, SC. Rabbis David J. Radinsky and Hesh Epstein give testimonials, followed by David’s account of his experiences

Date: 3/2/2002
MSS 1035-265

Historical Marker Dedication in Summerville South Carolina

Summerville Historical Marker Dedication at the Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina spring meeting, “The ‘Kingdom of Israel’ in This Town”: Jewish Merchants of Charleston and Summerville,” Charleston and Summerville, SC

Date: 05/21/2017
MSS 1035-481

Shabbat Service at Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th Anniversary Celebration (Anderson, SC)

Shabbat service at Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th anniversary celebration, Anderson, SC. Master of ceremonies, Mike Krupsaw; service led by Robert Kimmel; remarks by Sen. Isadore Lourie; presentation of plaque to Mike Krupshaw by Herbert Cohen

Date: 6/13/1998
MSS 1035-199b

Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th Anniversary (Anderson, SC)

Speech by toastmaster Alvin Fleishman at the dinner celebrating Temple B’nai Israel’s 50th anniversary, Anderson, SC

Date: 6/13/1998
MSS 1035-199f

Translation and commentary on Rabbi Hirsch Zvi Margolis Levine’s notebook

Translation and commentary by Rabbi David Radinsky on Rabbi Hirsch Zvi Margolis Levine’s notebook, Charleston, SC

Date: 8/17/2000
MSS 1035-244

Translation and commentary on Rabbi Hirsch Zvi Margolis Levine’s notebook

Translation and commentary by Rabbi David Radinsky on Rabbi Hirsch Zvi Margolis Levine’s notebook, Charleston, SC

Date: 7/1/2004
MSS 1035-284a

Translation and commentary on Rabbi Hirsch Zvi Margolis Levine’s notebook

Translation and commentary by Rabbi David Radinsky on Rabbi Hirsch Zvi Margolis Levine’s notebook, Charleston, SC

Date: 7/20/2004
MSS 1035-284b