Southern & Jewish

The Class I Almost Couldn’t Teach

Even experienced educators can get intimidated by the "I" word.

Taking Southern Jewish Stories Home to Wisconsin

I was thankful to have so much to share at my Ripon reunion this year.

The Value of Jewish Friendships

All friendships can nourish us; Jewish friendships nurture our Jewishness.

A Different “Vision” for Simchat Torah

What do you want to see with new eyes at this time of beginning-again?

Our Hearts Are Out West: A Tribute To Camp Newman

The buildings burned down; the spirit lives on

Why I Spent The High Holidays At A Mega-Church

Things were a little different in Houston, Texas this year...

How A Whale Awakened My Spirituality

Jonah isn't the only one whose journey was impacted by a big sea creature

Welcome Back to Mississippi

The ISJL's new historian isn't new to the Jewish south

My Grandpa’s 41-Year-Old T-Shirt

Why saying goodbye to summer camp is so personal.

Hitting The Road vs. Wandering the Desert

How driving cross country got me thinking about our legacy of journeys

Embracing The Southern Calm

It's good to go with the flow sometimes, y'all.