Jewish

Are Jews Ethnic?

A new approach to ethnic studies leaves Jews, Hindus and Asians out of the picture

Taking Southern Jewish Stories Home to Wisconsin

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

I Don’t Want to Replace You

You don’t think of yourself as a bad person.

Can Southern Jewish Hospitality Ever Go Too Far?

Wanting to share your favorite foods is great, but guilting people into eating them isn't

“Funny, You Don’t Look Jewish”

Not actually funny. Not actually a compliment.

Saying Goodbye To My Southern Jewish Road Trip Buddy

I recently parted with something near and dear to my heart – my companion on many a Southern Jewish road ...

Opening Up A Dor L’Dor

One of the best parts of being a parent for me has been seeing who my kids have become. They ...

“Solidarity is a Verb, Not a Noun”: On Muslim Fundraising for the St. Louis Jewish Cemetery

This past weekend, hundreds of graves at the Shel Emeth Jewish cemetery in St. Louis were vandalized. No sooner was ...

Celebrating Jewish History in One of the Deepest “Deep South” Towns

Last month, 150 members of the Southern Jewish Historical Society gathered for their 41st annual conference. Even for a group ...

A Few Facts About Fasting in Jewish Tradition

This summer, two things happened at once, making me think about fasting in a whole new way—and as Yom Kippur ...