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Miranda Crowdus

Dr. Miranda Crowdus is a research associate at the European Centre for Jewish Music at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media in Germany. Her main research areas are in Jewish Music Studies and Ethnomusicology in which she has authored many publications. She earned her doctorate at City University London (2016), focusing on Jewish identity, popular music, and cross-cultural encounters in South Tel Aviv. Her first book, Hip Hop in Urban Borderlands: Music-Making, Identity, and Intercultural Dynamics on the Margins of the Jewish State, was published at the end of 2018.

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Women in Israeli Music

The arrival in pre- and post-state Israel of Jewish immigrants from Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa resulted in a culturally diverse proliferation of music, much of which involved performance and composition by Jewish women. Jewish women have also contributed significantly to the development of music education and music scholarship, being involved in music studies publications and projects as well as the development of music education institutions.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Miranda Crowdus." (Viewed on September 27, 2021) <>.


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