Ava Pomerantz

Ava Pomerantz is a 2018-2020 Community Engagement Fellow at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) in Jackson, Mississippi.

Articles by Ava Pomerantz

The Story of “Noshama”

How one small Jewish organization's mindfulness group is filling employees' bowls with soul

CommuniTEA Engagement

Tea can be soothing, connecting, and maybe even revealing...

Does Judaism = Ambiversion?

On Judaism, Southern pace, and different kinds of interaction

Chesed Challenge: 40 Days of Mindful Kindness

Focusing on kindness in a Southern Jewish setting

Southern & Western & Complicated

Sometimes even writers we admire miss the mark on the places we know

ASK, L’Dor v’Dor

We recently took a weeklong road trip through Alabama and Georgia, presenting Jewish Social Justice modules from the ISJL Community ...

The Sea Can Be A Synagogue

Or, Why I Spent Rosh Hashanah At The Beach

Southern Judaism & Liminal Spaces

Sometimes being between two words is just the place to be