Museum of Southern Jewish Experience set to hold long-awaited grand opening event this weekend
As long as there has been an American South, there have been Jewish communities living there. That includes New Orleans, according to Kenneth Hoffman, executive director of the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience.
As MSJE gears up for its long-awaited grand opening event, Hoffman chats with Louisiana Considered managing producer Alana Schreiber for a brief history lesson on Jews in the Gulf South, and what makes that particular identity so unique.
But first, the most recent state legislative session has wrapped up, so it’s time to break it down. Melinda Deslatte of the Public Affairs Research Council joins us for a round-up of the session, and to explain why Louisiana’s legislative session continue to bubble up into national news.
Today’s episode of Louisiana Considered was hosted by Karl Lengel. Our managing producer is Alana Schreiber and our digital editor is Katelyn Umholtz. Our engineers are Garrett Pittman, Aubry Procell, and Thomas Walsh.
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