Fifteen Years of Impact: By The Numbers
What does fifteen years of ISJL impact look like? The photographs and stories we share are one way of answering that question. Looking at our impact "by the numbers" is another. Check out some of our stats from the past decade and a half... like the almost 1,700,000 miles we've traveled, for instance.
Summer Is Just Around the Corner...
We're counting down the days until our annual Education Conference in Jackson, Mississippi. All of our community partners will come together June 28-30 as we launch the 2015-2016 religious school year with new curriculum materials, great speakers, and the connections that unite us through our shared regional education program.
Not an education partner yet?
Learn more about the entire Education Department here.
Southern Jewish History... At Your Fingertips!
Do you have Southern Jewish roots? Are you fascinated by a good story? Want to learn more about a unique slice of American Jewish history? Explore the history of every Jewish community in thirteen Southern states in the Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities.
Join the Chai Club!
One easy way to support the ISJL and all of our programs is to become a member of our Chai Club! Just sign up for a monthly, auto-deducted gift. Each month, easy as chai-- er, pie! -- you will be building a vibrant Jewish future. (You'll also get CIRCA Magazine, and your gift is tax-deductible.)
Thank you for your support!
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ISJL: Slingshot Selection 2014-2015
The ISJL has again been named one of North America’s most innovative Jewish organizations, recognized in the tenth annual Slingshot Guide. The Guide has become a go-to resource for volunteers, activists and donors looking for new opportunities and projects that, through their innovative nature, will ensure the Jewish community remains relevant and thriving.
Check out the Slingshot Guide to learn more, and wish all of the featured organizations mazel tov!
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The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL) promotes Judaism and our heritage through innovative programs and shared resources. The ISJL delivers rabbinic services, an education program, and cultural events to communities seeking new solutions, or where Jewish resources are limited. The ISJL also provides historic preservation and community engagement throughout the South.