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Jews, Judaism and Popular Music

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Religion and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Scholarly Books

...From time immemorial we Jews have loved music, and have understood what it really is. Even our worst enemies could not deny this. … Whenever a Cantor makes his appearance in our midst, we rush off to buy tickets to hear him, let them cost...

Jewish Popular Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Encyclopedia Articles

...Among the myriad debates about the very existence of music that is Jewish, none is as fraught with contradictions as that laying claim to Jewish popular music. To be ‘popular’ Jewish musical practice, sacred and secular, by necessity...