Welcome to the Congregation of Adath Yeshurun
Our 90-year-old Adath Yeshurun synagogue stands at in Aiken at 154 Greenville Street, nestled amidst cedar, oak, and holly on the corner of Greenville and Barnwell streets. Among small town synagogues, ours is considered the longest observing synagogue in South Carolina. We boast a membership of about 70 households. We stay active in spite of membership fluctuations with the support of layleadership.
In our charming temple, our wonderfully diverse Reform Jewish congregation keeps the Jewish flame alive in this Southern community, reknown for its polo, golf, gardens, nature trails, and arts. Join us, and you’ll be delighted with stories of our past and enchanted with the reality of a beautiful, delightful, sophisticated town.
UPCOMING NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, AND JANUARY
03 – 6:30 p.m., Sisterhood Board Meeting
04 – 7:00 p.m., Synagogue Board Meeting
07 – 7:30 p.m., Shabbat Services with Oneg
16 – 9:30 a.m., SC Jewish Historical Society Meeting
A Very Special Panel Discussions (preregister):
11:00 a.m., The Hon. Richard Gergel and Robert Rosen, Esq.
present, "The Remarkable Story of the Early
Jews of South Carolina
12:00 p.m., Lunch ($8, register by Nov. 7)
1:00 p.m., Panel discussion: Aiken Pioneers, Then and Now,
moderated by Dr. Dale Rosengarten, head
of the Archives at the College of Charleston
2:00 p.m., Official dedication of the historical marker,
followed by reception
No First Friday Service—Join Us Later in the Month For Services
Accompanying the Poliakoff Reunion and Party
02 – 7:00 p.m., Synagogue Board Meeting
10 – 12:00 p.m., Sisterhood Luncheon and General
Meeting at The Wilcox
20 –10:00 a.m., Poliakoff Reunion Shabbat Services, Brunch
21 – 5:30 p.m., Chanukah Latke Party
05 – 6:30 p.m., Sisterhood Board Meeting
06 – 7:00 p.m., Synagogue Board Meeting
10 – 10:00 a.m., Saturday Shabbat Services with Oneg
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