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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.

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AY Events of the Month  


April 2015

04 – 5:30 p.m., Community Passover Seder, Second Night,
         held at Cumberland Village--at the new Club House
07 – 7:00 p.m., Synagogue Board Meeting
17 – 7:30 p.m., Shabbat Services with Oneg, Yom Hashoah
         Remembrance Program

May 2015

         **Sisterhood Closing Luncheon & Installation**
         Look to the May newsletter for information

05 – 7:00 p.m., Synagogue Board Meeting
08 – 7:30 p.m., Shabbat Services with Oneg


Adath Yeshurun Synagogue, Aiken SC

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            by phone at (803) 649-6674, or
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