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Home Sweet Home: What Constitutes Home?

A home is where you have worked to create something deep, meaningful and profound.

How Mississippi Became Home For This Nice Jewish Girl

Here’s another in our periodic Something Special About the South series! When I first moved to Jackson, Mississippi, I never ...

Something Special About the South: Making Mississippi My Own

Here’s another in our periodic series about making a home in Mississippi, and feeling that there’s something special about the ...

My Southbound Story: Rachel F.

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

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 ...

What Makes A House A (Jewish) Home?

The mezuzah isn't a finishing touch, but a starting point.

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 ...

The Mezuzah & The Magnolia

The door to my apartment is pretty distinct: It just might be the only one in this city that welcomes ...

Shedding Light On One Family’s “December Dilemma”

A Christmas tree? In this nice Jewish girl’s home? Here’s how it happened.I am engaged to a wonderful man – ...

Sephardic Hanukkah Traditions

As a Jew with North African roots, I have always felt that my culture’s rich and diverse traditions set me apart ...