Jewish Cultural Arts

Jewish Culture Gets A ‘Master’ Class

New G.W. graduate program to develop next generation of arts administrators for cultural institutions.
02/07/2012
Staff Writer

In the last decade, study after study has shown that Jewish culture — films, music, books — rather than traditional institutions like synagogues or day schools, has become an increasingly important part of American Jewish identity. 

As if to drive home that point, a glittering array of newly built cultural institutions — from the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, which opened in 2005, to the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, unveiled in 2010 — have become landmarks for all American Jews. 

Jenna Weissman Joselit.
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