Contemporary Israel is dynamic, and full of a diversity of music and culture. Musician and educator Udi Krauss argues that Israel education in America must reflect the dynamic lives of Israelis. Drawing on the ... use of music in his own education programs, Krauss discusses the power of music to connect people across language barriers in the shared language of feeling. Music, Krauss asserts, can facilitate lasting connections between diaspora Jews and Israelis.See lessSee more
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The language of Moses has absorbed some 10,000 foreign words and expressions from around the world, reflecting the struggle of modern Hebrew - revived as a spoken language just a century ago - to adapt an ancient vocabulary to modern times.
"Arts and culture provide a reflection on the heart of the people and the pulse of society; they bring to the surface themes and ideas that may not find expression in other ways." -The Aleph-Bet of Israel Education Music is a powerful form of education.
Israeli rock star Udi Krauss joins JFGW 240 in Jerusalem to put on a show of some of his and Israel's biggest hits.
Musician and Educator | Shorashim
Udi Krauss is a graduate of the Rimon School of Music with a degree in composition, arrangement, and music production. He is a drummer, percussionist, guitarist and vocalist for a variety of top Israeli artists, including: Miri Mesika, Keren Peles, Itay Pearl, David Broza, Aya Korem, Dana Berger, Efrat Gosh, Eric Berman, and many more. Krauss is currently touring with a group called Electric Desert. He is also an experienced Israel educator, having led over 50 Birthright Israel and teen trips over the years.