South Carolina Jews Tell Their Stories

Selections from oral histories, memoirs, and manuscripts from the collection provide glimpses into the lives of Jewish South Carolinians. The narratives that follow represent a fraction of what is housed in the archives. Chosen for their literary and historical merit, the vignettes are grouped thematically.

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Editorial staff: Karen Beidel, James Buxton, Tara Kelly, Elizabeth Moses, Dale Rosengarten, Theodore Rosengarten.