Rachel Glazer

Rachel Glazer is the Community Engagement Associate at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life.


Articles by Rachel Glazer

My Holy Land Is In Georgia

Returning to myself means Georgia mountains more than Masada

A Spiel and a Yarn

How having an extended family of different faiths built my unique Jewish identity

The Holiness of Thrift Shopping

I may not keep traditionally kosher, but when I shop, I follow my own sort of kashrut. You won’t find ...

Piecing Together Self-Care and Tikkun Olam Through Puzzles

There is no doubt that tikkun olam, the act of repairing the world, is an important and widely valued idea ...

Silver & Gold Study Buddies

My Jewish life has always been active. I became a Bat Mitzvah right on time, inherited the position of cantorial ...

Simchat Torah… With a Little More Torah This Time

Many of my most formative experiences and Jewish-identity-markers have had two things in common: they were highly competitive, and involved ...

My Southbound Story: Rachel G.

As we prepare to welcome more than a half-dozen new Jewish professionals to Mississippi for internships and fellowships at the ...

It Tried To Kill Me, We Won, Let’s Eat: My Very Jewish Approach to Diabetes

“They tried to kill us; we won; let’s eat.” This is, according to my father, the theme of every major ...