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
Friends We Made Along The Way: Ruby Pearl Diamond
A Jewish gem from Tallahassee, Florida
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