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

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

A Jew’s Guide to Dyeing Easter Eggs

This past weekend, I took a "dip" into a colorful seasonal art project.

The Creepy Little Mississippi Storefront I Love

Honoring my heritage and prepping for the Zombie Apocalypse all at once...

Why I Froze A Bunch Of Jewish Music (Literally)

Deep connections and unwelcome critters are all in a day's work for an archivist

The NeverEnding Story

What a cult classic movie can tell us about Judaism

At My Table: Thanksgiving Jeopardy!

One Jewish historian's enthusiastic holiday tradition.