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A Lexicon in Flux

Sh’ma February 2010, Issue no. 666: Do-it Yourself Judaism This new creative enterprise that has been variously referred to as start-ups, emergents, and the innovation ecosystem is now being called DIY, Do-It-Yourself, a term with roots in the subculture of punk music. Drawing on the lexicon of punk rock offers an important counterbalance to a…

Posted by on September 28, 2011 in Media, , ,

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The Place of Cultural Production

Sh’ma June 2007, Issue no. 642: Place, Space, and the Shaping of American Judaism From Congregation B’nai Jeshurun to Heeb Magazine, New York is producing a new urban Jewish culture defined through shelilat haparbar, the “negation of the suburbs.” But can a culture defined in opposition to the suburbs revitalize Jewish life there? Read more…

Posted by on June 30, 2007 in Media, , , , ,