A Cultural Renaissance? New Chassidic Music Trends
Language: English

Session: The Chassidic community of the 21st century has a reputation as an ultra-conservative and isolationist movement. But few are aware that art and cultural expression are flourishing in this community. In this presentation we will look at new Chassidic music trends, challenging, and grappling with, the restrictions of this society.

Bio: Izzy Posen was born in the Chassidic community in London. He then studied physics and philosophy at university and now engages in research and education about Yiddish and the Chassidic community.