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...As an Israeli singer and songwriter whose career spanned over fifty years, Arik Einstein’s music was interconnected with a series of major political and social events in the region. Born in 1913 in Tel Aviv, then within the British Mandate...

Jerusalem

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population. 680,000 (2003) Called Yerushalaim in Hebrew and Al-Quds (the Holy City) in Arabic, Jerusalem is the ancient center for Judaism, Christianity and Islam as well as capital city of the state of Israel. Focus...

Shirei Eretz Israel (Songs of the Land of Israel)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Since the inception of modern Zionism, the idea that a national Hebrew culture can be musically expressed through a new Hebrew ‘folk’ song (a musically performed poem) was a major factor in shaping the soundscape of the Jewish community...

Other Punk Media with a Jewish Focus

Michael Croland

Michael Croland is the author of Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk (Praeger, 2016); Punk Rock Hora: Adventures in Jew-Punk Land (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2019); and Air to the Throne: A Poetry Chapbook about Air Guitar (Kindle Direct Publishing, 2020). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Oy Oy Oy Gevalt!: Jews and Punk

ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2016

Scholarly Books

...Punk is about more than just music. It encompasses the culture of the punk scene. It is an expression of an individual’s identity. It is also reflected in various punk media, including films, zines, and novels. Jews who feel a connection...

Tel Aviv

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: city – 360,000 (2003); metropolitan area – 3,000,000 (2003)Established in 1909, and having annexed the old Arab city of Yafo (Jaffa) in 1950, the city is officially called Tel Aviv-Yafo. Situated approximately at the midpoint...

Ladino Song

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...‘Ladino’ is the most common term used for Judeo-Spanish, a variant of late medieval Spanish that developed into an autonomous language among the descendants of the Iberian Jews who resettled in the rims of the Mediterranean after...

Musiqa Mizrahit

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume X : Genres: Middle East and North Africa

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Encyclopedia Articles

...Charting the music labeled mizrahit (literally ‘Eastern’ or ‘Oriental’) has become, since it surfaced in the public sphere in the early 1970s, a most complex challenge in Israeli popular music studies (see Regev and Seroussi 2004...

Israel

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VI : Locations: Africa and the Middle East

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 6,750,000 (2003)Israel is located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, in the Middle East. Under the name ‘Israel’ it has been known and recognized since ancient times as the ‘homeland’ of the Jewish people (whose...