Charleston's Jewish community celebrates onset of new year

Image by Flickr user aptmetaphor Image by 20090918-jewish.jpg Inside Charleston's Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim.

Rosh Hashanah -- the Jewish New Year -- is starting and as one would expect, The Lowcountry's Jewish population is getting ready to celebrate. 

To that effect, The Post and Courier has piece that serves as a nice little slice of what's going on and has a few historical tidbits.

Read it over here.

If you're like me, you'll be wanting more, so here's the Wikipedia article on Rosh Hashanah and there's also an entry about Charleston's Jewish history.

Oh, and the year? 5,770.