Institute Of Southern Jewish Life

Rating: 4.95 stars   21 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Arts & Culture


PO Box 16528 Jackson MS 39236 USA


The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) is dedicated to providing educational and rabbinic services to Southern Jewish communities, documenting and preserving the rich history of the Southern Jewish experience, and promoting a Jewish cultural presence throughout a thirteen state region.

Geographic areas served:

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia

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Rating: 5 stars  

10 people found this review helpful

I am a member of ISJL Board. The leadership is outstanding and the staff, without exception, is talented, efficient, and gracious. The Education program is, in my opinion, the most important of the various programs in which ISJL engages. It is of invaluable help to the Jews in the smaller communities of the region served by ISJL but also of major help to the larger communities. The head of this program is one of the most capable young ladies I have met and her staff reflects her leadership. I also think that the Jewish History program has outstanding and devoted personnel. In fact all of the various ISJL programs are staffed by energetic, sincere, capable people and contribute to the Jewish experience of the region.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Interacting with the gracious, talented staff, from the CEO on down, and with the friendly and capable Board members.

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About every month

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