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Charleston, SC

About This Community

Charleston’s population is around 136,000 and the city is rated within the top 20% of America’s best places to live, retire, and for young professionals on Wallethub ranks Charleston 19 out of 182 for best places to find a job (2021).

The city’s housing Median Home Value is $330,600. Homes, within walking distance to the synagogues, range from $130,000 2-bedroom townhouses to $1 million+ for new housing developments. The median rent is $1,257.

The area has a subtropical climate with temperatures ranging from 37.5 to 59°F in January (the coldest month) and from 73 to 91.1°F in July (the hottest month). There is Family-friendly outdoor recreation, Universities, Excellent Medical facilities, and the Charleston International Airport (less than 2-hour flights to New York or Miami)

Jewish Charleston includes a spectrum of Jews with diverse backgrounds and levels of observance. Everyone, no matter where they are on their Jewish path, can find a home in one of our congregations. Congregation Dor Tikvah is located next to the Jewish day school, Addlestone Hebrew Academy, a retirement home, and affordable housing. Chabad is located in Mount Pleasant. Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue is in Historic Downtown Charleston, with a satellite, The Minyan House, in the suburbs.

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Our Community Amenities

Yeshiva Elementary Day School
Extra Curricular Programs
Sports Leagues NCSY
Religious Life
Kosher Food Availability
Kosher food widely available in local supermarket Kosher food is shipped in by order regularly
Shabbos Mikvah within walking distance
Daily Minyanim (Shacharis/Mincha/Maariv) Available
Other Resources
Eruv Vaad Harabonim
State Income Tax for Highest Bracket 0%
Low Property Tax Rate Low Corporate Tax
Retiree Amenities
Senior Housing (55+ / Assisted Living)
Fair Participation
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Brith Sholom Beth Israel Congregation SC, Charleston, 182 Rutledge Avenue
Congregation Dor Tikvah SC, Charleston, 1645 Raoul Wallenberg Blvd
(843) 410-5970

Our Community Contacts

David Rosenberg - Dor Tikvah (843) 991-2713
Libby Fox - BSBI (843) 864-6061
Rabbi Baruch Perton 843-609-7623
Rabbi Sholom Mimran 843-609-2050
NCSY Southern 866-887-5788