Tag Archives: Jewish Identity

Jews in Soviet Cinema of the 1920s-1940s

Cinema is a visual document of the transformation of attitudes towards Jews in the Soviet Union.

Boundaries of Jewish Identity

Edited by Susan A. Glenn & Naomi Sokoloff December 2010, University of Washington Press

Steven Cohen Unplugged on JewDub TV

Steven Cohen's first Stroum Lecture describes a group he calls "Borderland Jews."
Assorted Haggadot

How to dip into the New American Haggadah

User-friendly or clunky? A Seattle rabbi weighs in on the Foer/Englander blockbuster.
Steven & Students - full sized

Borderland Jews in Seattle

Young leaders of Seattle's Jewish community debate new demographic trends at Cohen learn-in.
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Jewish Identity is Breaking News

Around the world in four clicks: a fresh serving of news, brought to you by JewDub.

How square is the hipster haggadah?

The New American Haggadah is a literary sensation, but is it a useful ritual guide?

“My Sweet Canary”: A Musical Journey Through Anatolia

Roza Eskenazi's soulful music, while based in Asia Minor, transcends national boundaries.

Meet this year’s Stroum Lecturer

Leading sociologist Steven Cohen explores the newest trends in Jewish identity.
Dancing Klezmer Sketch

The Klezmer Revival

“Klezmer” is a style of music developed by Jews who lived in Eastern Europe a century and a half ago. The style of music and the reasons it is played have changed over time, sparking debates over the definition of klezmer.