Shira Moskowitz

Shira Moskowitz is a 2015-2017 ISJL Education Fellow, originally hailing from New York.


Articles by Shira Moskowitz

Fellow Farewell: Four Young Jews Reflect on Two Years in Mississippi

These Education Fellows will never forget their time in the Deep South

A Yankee Perspective on the Jewish South

What makes a Southern Jew different from a Northern Jew?

L’Dor V’Dor… In The Deep South

Over the summer, I traveled to Greenville, Mississippi for one of my Education Fellow visits to Hebrew Union Congregation. Before ...

This I Believe… About Belief

In college I was tasked with writing a “This I Believe” essay about my guiding beliefs and values. This assignment wasn’t ...

Mensch Madness Game 4: Leibowitz v. Ibn Ezra

Today’s game is a showdown between a veteran and a rookie. Abraham Ibn Ezra (1089-1167) will compete against Nehama Leibowitz (1905-1997). ...

That Time My Jewish Mother Braved New York Winter Travel to Visit Me in Mississippi

The way I see it, there are two major milestones in making a new city really feel like home. The ...

Driving Ourselves Crazy (And Back Again) On Southern Jewish Road Trips

As ISJL Education Fellows, we spend a lot of time in the car, driving to our communities. More to the ...

Southern Jewish Snapchats: Shira’s Geo-Journey

With the Labor Day holiday weekend approaching, some of you might be about to embark on road trips. My entire ...

How Jewish Camping Got Me To Move To Mississippi

My family and friends back home were baffled when I announced that, upon graduating from college, I would be moving ...