Shalom and 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.

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Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, July 26 "Fun in the Sun" ~ Reservations Closed
  • Wednesdays, July 23 & 30 and August 6, 13, & 20 Prophets of Ancient Israel a five week course taught by Dr. Michael S. Kogan 7 pm - 8:15 pm ~ The Biblical books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Ruth and Jonah. Click Here to register.
  • Friday, August 1 First Friday Congregational Dinner at 5:30 pm and Shabbat Service at 7 pm. Click Here to RSVP to the diner.
  • Friday, August 15 4th Annual KKBE/Emanu-El Shared Shabbat at 8 pm at KKBE ~ Shared Shabbat Dinner at 6:30 (more info soon) Sermon: Rabbi Adam J. Rosenbaum
  • Saturday, August 16 4th Annual KKBE/Emanu-El Shared Shabbat at 9:30 am at Emanu-El ~ "Danish & D'rash" at 9 am ~ Sermon: Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander (No Shabbat Morning Service at KKBE)
  • Friday, August 22 Kabbalat Shabbat Service 6 pm ~ Appetizers at 5:30 pm
  • Sunday, August 24 Francis Salvador Award Dinner Honoring The Zucker Family at 6 pm at the Embassy Suites Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston. RSVP by August 8. Call the Temple Office for more info 843-723-1090





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