Judah M. Cohen is the Lou and Sybil Mervis Professor of Jewish Culture and Associate Professor of Musicology at Indiana University. He has authored The Making of a Reform Jewish Cantor: Musical Authority, Cultural Investment, and Sounding Jewish Tradition: The Music of Central Synagogue, and, with Gregory Barz, he co-edited of The Culture of AIDS in Africa. Recent publications include the “Jewish Music” article in the second edition of the Grove Dictionary of American Music, and the Music entry for Oxford Bibliographies in Jewish Studies. He has also published extensively on Caribbean Jewish history. His current project explores World War II-era narratives in musical theater, 19th century American synagogue music, and singer/songwriter/liturgist Debbie Friedman.
Meet Judah Cohen and other Sounds Jewish Symposium and Concert participants on March 26th.
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