Bach, Talmud and Civic Engagement
Publication Date: January 2009
Author(s): Shari Cohen
Series: CLAL Community and Society Archive
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Jewish Engagement; Community Formation; Values
The author compares her experiences learning music with a choir and learning Talmud with a learning partner, and reflects on how a common challenge, achieved through collective discipline and nuanced cooperation, can create a sense of individual engagement while also building and sustaining community.