Religion and Media in America

Topics:
Guests:
Jeffrey Shandler is Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University.  His most recent book is Jews, God and Videotape: Religion and Media in America.
Hosts:
Alisa Solomon
Broadcast Date: 
Sep 27 2009
Description: 

Jeffrey Shandler talks with Alisa Solomon about the ways Jewish religious music--particularly the Kol Nidre prayer--and the cantors who sing it, have grappled with, and engaged, popular culture and new media technologies in America.  For various examples of Kol Nidre, click here.

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