More Thoughts on Identity and Jewish Music

By Laurence D. Loeb

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, October 4, 1996

Music is a pivotal element of Jewish identity formation and continuity in the United States, yet it is treated as separate from Jewish text in scholarly settings. It is important to reintegrate the liturgical musical part of Jewish heritage. If not, the Jewish people risks a diminished essence.

Topic: History, Continuity, Jewish Text, Jewish Continuity, Identity Formation, Music

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

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.27/no.518

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Loeb, Laurence D. More Thoughts on Identity and Jewish Music. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 4 October 1996: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8421


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