Global Day ON AIR 2018: Nora Katz
Travelers, Tourists, Pilgrims:
Identity and Place in Journeys to the Jewish South
Nora Katz is the Director of Heritage and Interpretation at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life (ISJL). Based in Jackson, Mississippi, the ISJL is a trans-denominational organization committed to bringing educational, historical, and cultural programming to Jewish communities across the American South. In her role at the ISJL, Nora interprets and shares the rich legacy of Jews in the South through public programs, shared experiences, and more. She runs the ISJL’s Southern Jewish Heritage Tour program, through which she plans trips for congregations, Hillels, and community groups to experience Jewish life and history in the South. Nora has a Master’s degree in Public History and Cultural Heritage from Trinity College Dublin and is passionate about the intersection between history, memory, and theatre.