Among the most interesting new developments in modern Jewish music is the rediscovery at the end of the 20th century of klezmer music, the popular music of European Jews (Ashkenazi), a musical genre that had 'disappeared' for several decades.
The languages spoken throughout history by Jews around the world is a particular subject in the history of the Jewish people. From the time of the Israelite tribes who settled in Canaan between the 14th and 13th centuries BC to the present day, four major languages can be identified: Hebrew,
Jews regard Codex Maimonides as one of the fundamental texts of Jewish law, especially among Sephardic Jews. Maimonides was the first to index the entire body of the Oral Law, namely the two Talmuds, the various halakhic Midrashim, later works written by the Geonites and even the Kabbalistic texts,
Transylvania's rich history reveals aspects of the first traces left by various communities. Among these stories is that of the Jewish community, whose presence in the region dates back to ancient times. Our exploration begins in antiquity, when the first Jewish individuals arrived in Transylvania with the Roman legions in
Only in the 19th century did the Yiddish theatre emerge as a distinct cultural institution. Abraham Goldfaden (1840-1908), born in the Russian Empire, in the city of Starokonstantinov, in 1840, was the creator of the world’s first professional Yiddish theatre. On August 19, 1876, he and his company performed a