Dr. James Loeffler is Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at the University of Virginia and author of The Most Musical Nation: Jews and Culture in the Late Russian Empire (Yale U. Press, 2010).
The colorful history of the Israeli national anthem.
The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.
A mystical musical prayer introduced by Hasidism.
Biblical, Rabbinic, and Modern Holidays
Parents' Blessing Upon Child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Boxing: A Jewish Sport
Sabbatical Year Principle
Medieval Jewish Science
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Moderate Religious Zionism
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