Josh Parshall

Dr. Josh Parshall is the Historian at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life.


Articles by Josh Parshall

What’s Southern and Jewish About Adventure Time?

Remembering Polly Lou Livingston, the iconic voice of Tree Trunks

Mrs. Maisel’s Oklahoma Roots: Plausible, or Preposterous?

A Southern Jewish Historian weighs in on the recent Marvelous plotline

The Friends We Made Along the Way: Jack Earle, the “Jewish Giant”

A fascinating figure looming large in Florida’s Jewish history

Why Study Jewish History?

The reasons are absolutely academic - and profoundly personal

Convergence: Bringing Two Music Traditions Together

Why a Southern Jewish historian finds this album compelling musically and historically

Controversial Then, A Civil Rights Hero Now

Rabbi Perry Nussbaum, Civil Rights, And Jackson's Jewish Community

The Jews of Kentucky: A History Worth Exploring

The Kentucky Jewish History Symposium sees opportunities for fascinating scholarship

My Grandmother’s Story, The Story of a Generation

Remembering an individual life that embodied a slice of small town American Jewish life

One Of Mississippi’s “Most Endangered” Sites Is A Synagogue

Natchez, Mississippi, is home to one of the most beautiful - and endangered - houses of worship you've ever seen