International Jewish Music

Jews have wandered the world over, and sometimes all that wandering gets packed into one song.

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Although many Jewish songs from various centuries sing of pain, poverty, and exile, the musicians are always willing to hope for joy and in every language, they often return to a vision of true peace.

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Aviya Kushner

Aviya Kushner is a Lecturer of Creative Writing at Columbia College of Chicago. She is the author of And There Was Evening, And There Was Morning.