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Coming Up this Week: Jul 16-22

Coming Up This Week

Shabbat Matot-Massei

Friday, July 17th

Candle-Lighting: 8:11PM

Kabbalat Shabbat- 5:00PM:

Click here to register.



Saturday, July 18th

Shabbat Ends: 9:10PM



Virtual Programs This Week

Thursday, July 16th

Morning Minyan-7:15AM

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Dr. Kogan's Online course-7:30PM

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Friday, July 17th

Morning Minyan-7:15AM

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Kabbalat Shabbat- 5:00PM

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Saturday, July 18th

Havdallah: 9:20PM

Join us for a brief, lovely ceremony concluding

Shabbat and welcoming the new week.

 Click here to register


Sunday, July 19th

Morning Minyan-9:00AM

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Monday, July 20th

Morning Minyan-7:15AM

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Afternoon Minyan-5:30PM

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Tuesday July 21st

Morning Minyan-7:15AM

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Afternoon Minyan Zoom-5:30PM

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Afternoon Minyan Outdoor-5:30PM

Please email Daphne at to sign up

(Space is limited to 12)

Board Meeting-6:00PM

Wednesday, July 22nd

Morning Minyan-7:15AM

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Afternoon Minyan-5:30PM

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Outdoor Minyan

Tuesdays at 5:30PM.

 Please remember to email Daphne at to register.

Space is limited to 12 participants!

Membership statements for 2020-21 have been mailed. We are committed to providing Jewish connection to all who seek it, and we do not want finances to be an impediment. Please contact Ruth in the office at if you anticipate changes or have not received your statement.

If you know of others in Charleston interested in Jewish connection, email Bob Greenberg.


We thank you for supporting Synagogue Emanu-El.

Tisha B'Av Services

Wednesday, July 29th-8:00PM Evening Minyan & Eichah reading and Fast begins


Thursday, July 30th-9:00AM & 9:00PM


Please watch for Zoom links coming soon.

The Bible's Books of Dissent - An Online Course Taught by

Dr. Michael Kogan: Thursday, July 2nd, 7:30-8:45PM.  

Dr. Kogan continues leading us through the books of Job, Song of Songs, and Ecclesiastes. Click here to register. Contact Joe at for more information.


Emanu-El Volunteers Needed for Food Distribution--Partner with our Jewish Community Relations Committee


When: Thursday, July 16th. Volunteers arrive at 2:30PM, distribution starts at 3;00PM, lasts 2-3 hours or as long as there is food, but volunteers don't have to stay the whole time.
Where: Outside in Martin Park, 155 Jackson Street
What: Emanu-El is supporting the July monthly produce distribution on the East side, which is a food desert without easy access to healthy food. 5-7 volunteers will load prepackaged boxes provided by Lowcountry Food Bank to cars. Volunteers are also needed to deliver food to those who cannot come to the center. All volunteers are required to wear masks, and PPE will be provided. 
Contact for More Information: EE Tikkun Olam Committee Chair Sandra Brett

Synagogue Reopening Update Click Here

To read the July Scroll Click Here

To support Synagogue Emanu-El, Click Here to make a donation to one of our dedicated funds.

Happening Around Town

Applications are now open for the

Charleston Jewish Federation Project Cohort.

This group is open to ALL high school students who are passionate about standing up against all forms of hate in their school and community. Throughout this experience students will have the opportunity to meet with local Holocaust survivors, receive anti-bias training form the Anti Defamation League, connect with other teens throughout the Lowcountry and become ambassadors against hate in their schools.

Participants will receive 30 hrs of community service.

Contact Samantha Krantz ( with questions.




We may not be able to go to the movies, but the tradition of bringing you the best in Jewish cinema continues virtually!




This summer, join Charleston Jewish Filmfest and the Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program at the College of Charleston for 3 virtual screenings.


Each movie will be available for 48 hours within a two-week viewing period

·     Cost is $10 per movie

·     Free Q & A zoom sessions will complement films

·     Links will be provided in advance of the viewing period—check future email communications, our Facebook page, or email for updates.




 A tender, heart-breaking story about one young man and his friendship with Sigmund Freud during the Nazi occupation of Vienna. Based on the international bestseller by

Robert Seethaler.


 Viewing period: July 10-24

Link to view (active from Friday, 7/10):

 10% discount code for Charleston Jewish Filmfest supporters: cjff20

 Attend a FREE Zoom Q&A with Director Nikolaus Leytner @ 1pm EST on July 16.

register at


 Adam and Anna, a young Jewish Parisian couple, take their honeymoon in Poland, where they will attend a ceremony for the Jews of the village where Adam’s grandfather was born. Confronted with their families’ pasts, their romantic holiday unravels.

 Viewing period: July 31-August 14


 Q&A with filmmakers: Tue, Aug 4, 1 pm EST

 Links for viewing and the Q&A will be sent out closer to the dates.



 The true story of Bert Trautman, a WWII German paratrooper who is captured and transported to England as a POW. He eventually becomes the goalkeeper for Manchester City, overcoming prejudice and public hostility.

 Viewing period: August 7-21


 Link for viewing will be sent out closer to the dates.


Thu, October 28 2021 22 Cheshvan 5782