What Is Jewish Culture?

  • by James Young, Deborah Moore, Fania Oz-Salzberger
  • Narrated by Amos Oz, Daniel Libeskind
  • 1 hrs and 8 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Central to our understanding of Jewish culture and civilization is a grasp of its many expressive forms — religious and secular, high and low, elite and popular — in the areas of the written word, the visual arts, and the performing arts.
Explore the words at the heart of Jewish culture, and make the case that Jewish continuity depends on written words and on ongoing conversation between the generations. Amos Oz is the author of novels and essays on politics, literature and peace. Daniel Libeskind is the architect for the World Trade Center site. James E. Young is a professor of English and Judaic studies at the University of Massachusetts. Deborah Dash Moore is a professor of history at the University of Michigan. Fania Oz-Salzberger is a writer and professor at the University of Haifa.


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Fascinating read !!!

Fascinating insight. Highly recommended by me! The diversity expresssed, by participants, is refreshing and to hear, fun and philosophical. A very good listen. Will be purchasing" Jewish Words "
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-11-2016
  • Publisher: 92nd Street Y