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Tree of Life Congregation 

6719 N Trenholm Road
Columbia, SC 29206

Phone: (803) 787-2182

Fax: (803) 787-0309

Hours of Operation:


Tues-Thurs 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Fri 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Our office is currently closed to the public to safeguard the health and well-being of our clergy and staff. Please email or call and leave a message. 

Chanukah 25 Kislev - 3 Tevet 5781              December 10-18, 2020

Chanukah starts on December 10! We are planning ways to come together in community on every one of the eight nights of our festival! Join us for nightly menorah lighting at the temple grounds, Zoom adult education sessions, a Sisterhood event, fun for the kids and more. Safety protocols will be in place for all our in-person gatherings. To RSVP, please go the calendar section and click on the event you'd like to attend.  

Ten Things to Know about the Festival of Lights

Chanukah Playlists 

Adult Education 

Meet the Heroes and Heroines of Chanukah                                  December 15 and December 16, 7 PM on Zoom  More information and RSVP

Getting Together with TOL Friends 

Do you love to walk and schmooze? Come and walk with us! Sundays at 9:30 AM. Each of these are easy walks on paved surfaces. Please join us whenever you can! No RSVP necessary.

December 6: Saluda Riverwalk. Park by 650 Candy Lane

Do you love to read and schmooze? We’ve got the Klatsch for you! Hope to see you there!

Monday, December 7, at 7:30 PM. This meeting will feature a discussion of the book The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin. RSVP here.

Monday, January 11, 2021, at 7:30 PM. This meeting will feature a discussion of the book The Red Tent by Anita Diamant. RSVP here.

Join a Klatsch to meet other members of the TOL community!                      Our Klatsch activities are open to ALL Tree of Life members, men and women. If you have any questions, please email Jeanne at

Want to start another Klatsch? Fill out the form and let us know about your interests.


Welcome to the Tree of Life Congregation in Columbia, South Carolina.  The Tree of Life Congregation (TOL) was founded in 1896, and today is a vibrant Reform Jewish synagogue.  Our 150 member-families gather from throughout greater Columbia and the Midlands of SC to come together as a holy community.  The Tree of Life is our Beit T’filah – House of Prayer, Beit Midrash – House of Study, and Beit K’nesset – House of Assembly.  We are very proud of our history, and we look forward to an even brighter future.

Please feel free to join us at Temple for services or events.  We look forward to welcoming you. Contact the Tree of Life Congregation office for more information or to answer any questions.

The Tree of Life Congregation is a proud member of the 
Union for Reform Judaism.

Mon, November 30 2020 14 Kislev 5781