Who Has More Respect? Israeli Musicals as Shapers of the National Culture

How do Musicals reflect the entire spectrum of society and culture? What is the musical’s role in shaping the societal and national ideology Kazablan is a milestone in Israeli culture in that it exposes the ethnic disparities existing in the country since the early 1950s. Kazablan, the protagonist, was born in Casablanca (hence the nickname). […]

The Shtetl and The Klezmer through Songs and Musicals

A musical journey that takes us from the Jewish shtetl through the streets of Broadway to the Land of Israel. During our journey we will experience the essence of Jewish music: happy, sad, and most of all – soulful. In this lecture we will explore how the greatest musicals (Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound […]