Mississippi

A Former Seminarian in Seminary, Mississippi

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

A Bar Mitzvah in the Mississippi Delta During A Global Pandemic

Even during times like these, small southern Jewish communities find a way

“Rosh Hashanah Only Happens In Greenwood, Mississippi”

Okay, maybe it's celebrated elsewhere - but there's something special about our Delta holidays, and we draw quite a crowd...

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

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

Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part III

This is the third installment in my three-part series on “becoming Southern and Jewish.”After “coming out” as Jewish in the ...

Natchez, Mississippi: The Place to Be for Jewish History Lovers This Fall

For me, it’s the river that won my heart.In the summer of 2007, I was traveling in a hot van ...

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 ...

Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part II

This post is the second in my three-part-series on “Becoming Southern and Jewish.”Over the course of my next two years ...

Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part I

Over the course of the next few weeks, I’m going to share a series of posts about my reflection on ...

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 ...