by Leah Koenig

The New, Hip Music Mavens

Over the last three decades, singer /songwriter Debbie Friedman has gained legendary status for her melodic, folk-music-inspired contributions to Jewish liturgical and secular music. A new generation of Jewish women musical performers represents the diversity of how Jews practice, what they believe (and don’t believe), and how they both critique and celebrate our shared tradition. Although you may not have heard of them (yet), these musicians are — once again—redefining the boundaries of Jewish music, and wearing their politics and passions on their sleeves. What does this Jewish feminism sound like? Listen up.

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