American Jewish Music

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Contemporary Jewish music often draws on and overlaps with elements of liturgy, both in melody and in text. The work of Shlomo Carlebach, heavily influenced by folk music, is used both inside and outside the context of ritual. And students on college campuses have adapted the secular genre of a cappella and glee club song for music with Jewish words and themes.

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