Nora Katz

Nora Katz is the first Director of Heritage and Interpretation at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life.

Articles by Nora Katz

To Everything There is a Season

Reflections from a southern Jew on New Year's Eve

Thanksgiving 2020: New Traditions for a New World

While we're mourning the loss of time spent with friends and family in person, we're making new (southern and Jewish) Thanksgiving memories.

Baking in Mitzrayim

Pandemic Passover sometimes means baking bread

How I Spent Shavuot In An Airport

...and what I learned from two days of delays

Five Tips for Southern Jewish Travel

Thinking of visiting the Jewish South? Read on.

Grocery Stories

Descended from Jewish grocers, groceries have shaped my Jewish life

Mark Twain, A Biblical Drama, And a Southern Synagogue

A special production recently took place in Natchez, Mississippi

On A Dark Desert Highway, Ten Plagues Still In My Hair…

Or, a mash-up of Exodus and the longest Eagles song in the world