By Rebecca Rossen
A dancer and choreographer, in addition to an historian, writer Rebecca Rossen bargains evocative analyses of dances whereas announcing the significance of embodied methodologies to educational learn. that includes over fifty photographs, a spouse site, and key works from 1930 to 2005 by means of a variety of artists - together with David Dorfman, Dan Froot, David Gordon, Hadassah, Margaret Jenkins, Pauline Koner, Dvora Lapson, Liz Lerman, Sophie Maslow, Anna Sokolow, and Benjamin Zemach - Dancing Jewish deals a accomplished framework for analyzing functionality and establishes dance as a vital web site during which American Jews have grappled with cultural belonging, own and collective histories, and the values that bind and pull them apart.
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