Creating a New Library

By James E. Young

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), November 2006

The author asks, What is Jewish culture and, similarly, what is a Jewish text? He describes grappling with this question for the creation of the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization, which showcases extraordinary contributions that Jewish thinkers, writers, and artists have made as well as how they have borrowed from other cultures and languages.

Topic: Literature, Art, Language, Artistic Expression, Culture, Jewish Text

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.37/no.635

Page Number(s): 1-2

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

Copyright Holder: Publisher

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Bibliographic Information:
Young, James E. Creating a New Library. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). November 2006: 1-2.


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