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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim

Charleston, South Carolina
County of Charleston.
90 Hasell Street
National Register Number: 78002499
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: SC-6 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Active Synagogue.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 19, 1980):
The present Greek Revival-style structure (1840) houses a congregation regarded as the birthplace of Reform Judaism in America. It is also the second-oldest synagogue in the United States in continuous use.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

This landmark houses an active Reform Jewish Congregation. There are no changes to report.


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