Editor's introduction.

Author:Ashton, Dianne

This special issue of American Jewish History evaluates the life, career, and impact of Reb. Shlomo Carlebach, a man whose impact has been felt in Jewish communities in many parts of the world and across denominations. Our Guest Editor, Indiana University Professor Judah Cohen, brought together scholars in many fields to address this theme. It seems unfair to be unable to include a cd of Carlebach's music along with this issue, but many of his performances can be found on youtube and I encourage readers to listen to them.

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