By Rebecca Rossen
A dancer and choreographer, in addition to an historian, writer Rebecca Rossen deals evocative analyses of dances whereas announcing the significance of embodied methodologies to educational study. that includes over fifty photos, a significant other site, and key works from 1930 to 2005 through 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 complete framework for reading functionality and establishes dance as an important web site within 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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Dancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern Dance by Rebecca Rossen