Like so many of those others in Britain of Jewish lineage, songwriter and award-winning folk singer Leon Rosselson is descended from antecedents who fled pogroms in eastern Europe. Pertinently, he questions what being a Jew means—is it adherence to Judaism as a religion, an ethnicity, a citizen of Israel, or someone who eats “chicken soup with knedlach?" He describes clearly and with historical insight how any concept of “Jewishness” can involve all of those things and more.
- 32 pages
- PM Press (7/1/17)