Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life

Hanukkah Advocacy Starts at Home

Rachel's mom inspired her passion for Jewish education—and she's keeping the tradition alive.

A Former Seminarian in Seminary, Mississippi

As a Mississippi transplant, Rabbi Matt Dreffin loves sharing his Jewish story—even when it's sometimes misunderstood.

What’s Next? The West Wing and Jewish Representation

Gabby is finally seeing herself on TV—and she wants us to bring her the finest muffins and bagels in all the land.

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.

A Photo A Day of My Southern Jewish Journeys

There's more than one way to document our experiences

A Yankee Perspective on the Jewish South

What makes a Southern Jew different from a Northern Jew?

The Catholic Mentsch Teaching Jewish Sunday School in the Mississippi Delta

News flash: In Greenwood, Mississippi, Jewish religious school has officially been deemed “cool.” And it’s thanks in large part to ...

Fellow Farewell: Some Say Goodbye, I Say Hello!

In December of 2012, I was six months away from graduating college… and I needed what every graduate is looking ...