An upcoming exhibit will trace the history of Jewish life in South Carolina. The exhibit will use more than 200 portraits, photographs and household ritual objects to depict Jewish life in the state. Two hundred years ago, Charleston,. S.C., was considered the cultural capital of Jewish America. The city also was the birthplace of Reform Judaism in the United States. The exhibit will open in Charleston next September and travel to New York and Charlotte, N.C., in 2003.
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