Rel 139. (Anth 139) Jewish Folklore (4)

Examines the transformation of folk and popular Judaism from the Old World, through the period of immigration to America, to ethnic and later forms of American Jewish culture. Attention paid to concept of folklore revivals and their meanings. Four case studies: folk tales and storytelling, klezmer music, life-cycle rituals, and food.

Requirement: 
(SS)
Instructor: 
Weissler
Availability: 
Unavailable