Erin Kahal is a second-year Education Fellow at the Institute of Southern Jewish Life based in Jackson, MS. As an Education Fellow, she travels to seven different Southern congregations three times a year in order to help implement the ISJL religious school curriculum and lead programs for religious school students, teachers, and the larger community. She grew up in Augusta, GA, and is very fond of the Jewish community in her hometown. She received bachelor’s degrees in both history and social studies education from the University of Georgia in May 2011, and she grew both professionally and personally through her student teaching and thesis research on Southern Jewish Women and the Civil Rights Movement.
Photo by Gus Freedman.
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