New Jewish Music & Radical Jewish Culture

By Marion S. Jacobson

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, November 2010

The author discusses the radical Jewish musician Jewlia Eisenberg and her "Bowls Project," a song cycle and performance art installation based on inscriptions found on Babylonian Jewish incantation bowls from Late Antiquity. This project, the author explains, is part of a larger effort by Eisenberg to merge Jewish ritual and culture with gender politics, subversion of tradition, punk and heavy metal music, and other modern artistic impulses.

Topic: Youth Engagement, History, Art, Ritual, Gender, Tradition, Artistic Expression, Culture, Music

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

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/No.674

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Jacobson, Marion S. New Jewish Music & Radical Jewish Culture. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. November 2010: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7594


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