Welcome to Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim!
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE) is more than just a house of worship. We are a vibrant, inclusive and caring congregational family. KKBE is committed to providing opportunities for practicing Reform Judaism in an atmosphere of serenity, warmth, mutual acceptance and historical significance. Founded in 1749 as a Sephardic Orthodox congregation, in 1841, Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim--also known as KKBE--was firmly committed to the path of religious Reform Judaism. Our sanctuary is the second oldest synagogue building in the United States and the oldest in continuous use. We invite you to experience for yourself KKBE’s rich past and vibrant present. Parking is usually available nearby at Charleston Place Garage on Hasell Street, the Wentworth Street Parking Garage and at the City of Charleston: Wentworth Street Garage.
Enjoy a tour of our historic Sanctuary and Museum six days a week.
Tours are led by one of our wonderful and very knowledgeable volunteer docents. Please allow at least 30 minutes for the tour plus time to visit our Museum and our Sisterhood's Chosen Treasures Judaica store. Please check our calendar for any tour cancellations.
Tours times are as follows:
No RSVP needed!
**No tours on Saturdays**
General Admission: $10
17 and under: FREE
College Students/Military with ID: FREE
For large groups: An appointment is required for groups of 10 or more people. Please call the temple office at 843-723-1090 to arrange a tour.
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