2021 Annual Assessment

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to cultural upheavals over the past two years. Performing arts were not performed, new productions were postponed, and bookstores (in Israel) closed. This context must be considered when reading this chapter, which endeavors to discuss some highlights in the field of Jewish culture, in Israel and around the world. This collection is far from exhaustive, but it does shed some light on trends and developments in Jewish culture.