When you are dealing with music, you are dealing with the soul of a society. And if there is anything that can be identified as the soul of this... Jewish society, it is klezmer music.
— Itzhak Perlman
Diversity of thought and culture and religion and ideas has been the strength of America.
— Gary Locke
We live in secular world now, but most of our art and culture is rooted in religion.
— James Norton
I think that being Jewish is in some ways unique because there's this conflation of race, culture and religion.
— Adam Mansbach
Learning a foreign language, and the culture that goes with it, is one of the most useful things we can do to broaden the empathy and imaginative sympathy and cultural outlook of children.
— Michael Gove
Music is a language. Of course, my primary purpose here is that we “broaden the empathy and imaginative sympathy” that we Gentile Christians have for the Jewish people. This is not just a matter of doctrine— and I am not diminishing doctrine— but it is about people.
All quotes except Itzhad Perlman's are from BrainyQuotes.