Listening assignments for Week 3 are here. We discuss musical notions of exile (or notions of musical exile), and the musical relationship between music and a land.

As we listen to songs of longing (for a seemingly unattainable land, the Land of Israel) sung across the Jewish Diaspora for centuries, we also read about the arrival of Diaspora Jews to Palestine, and the development of musical life before and shortly after the foundation of the State of Israel in 1948.

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