road trip

Hitting The Road vs. Wandering the Desert

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

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 ...

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 ...

From Chicago’s North Shore to the Deep South of the Delta: Our Southern Jewish Journey

Today’s post comes from Rabbi Bruce Elder, who brought congregants from his suburban-Chicago congregation down South earlier this year.The North ...

No Sub For You: The Hardest Part of the Passover Pilgrimage

I’m a Florida native. I’ve been described as a fish, spending so much time in the water, swimming and splashing ...

My Mississippi Road Trips

Where I grew up in Connecticut, “road trip” typically meant a trip to New York City or to Boston – both being ...

The 5 Remaining Southern & Jewish Items on My Fellowship Bucket List

With three months left of my time as an Education Fellow at the ISJL, the final countdown of this Southern ...

How This “Running Rabbi” Found More Meaning in Miles

As a rabbi on staff at the ISJL, I travel around the South quite a bit. Recently, I had the ...

Driving Ourselves Crazy (And Back Again) On Southern Jewish Road Trips

As ISJL Education Fellows, we spend a lot of time in the car, driving to our communities. More to the ...

Southern Jewish Snapchats: Shira’s Geo-Journey

With the Labor Day holiday weekend approaching, some of you might be about to embark on road trips. My entire ...