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Community and Student Information Links

Columbia Jewish community resources:


Columbia Jewish Federation (CJF): The most comprehensive web resource for the Jewish community in Columbia, visit




Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center (JCC) provides "comprehensive programs based on Jewish values, traditions, heritage, and culture. The Center aims to promote unity through these social, recreational, athletic, educationa, and cultural programs. We also strive to meet individual and communal needs in a way that promtes Jewish values and in turn nurtures, strengthens, enriches, and unites the Jewish community and our community as a whole." visit Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center (JCC).

The Columbia Jewish Family Service provides "counseling services, referrals to other agencies and professionals, and outreach programs that support Columbia's Jewish population": visit  Jewish Family Service

The Columbia Holocaust Education Commission is "dedicated to promoting awareness of the Columbia Holocaust Memorial Monument and fostering Holocaust education throughout South Carolina." visit Holocaust Education Commission

The South Carolina Council on the Holocaust provides an educational program to teach about the Holocaust, commemorate its victims, honor the survivors, and pay tribute to South Carolinians who played a role in the liberation of he concentration camps at the end of WWII, visit Council on the Holocaust

Jewish day school and religious schools:

The Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina's mission is "to encourage the study and interpretation of South Carolina Jewish history and to increase awareness of that heritage among Jews and non-Jews." visit Jewish Historical Society