A Case for Art and Culture
It is said that arts and culture are a luxury that can’t be afforded in times like these. This suggests that the arts are not a vital expression of who we are and what’s important to us, but rather are an expensive accessory, a marker of status or wealth. The reality is that, in times of trouble, music and poetry and visual art and drama and film can offer insight, comfort, hope, and relief from suffering.
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Bob Goldfarb is president of the Center for Jewish Culture and Creativity, based in Los Angeles and Jerusalem, and publisher of Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture.