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Music and jews.

Eddie Mair | 14:24 UK time, Friday, 12 September 2008

The role of music in Jewish life is hugely important. And an un-harmonious row is dividing ultra-orthodox Jews in Israel after several leading rabbis banned certain kinds of music, even religious songs. The rabbis say the use of modern instruments like drums and guitars to "distort" music, is dangerous and immoral. Wyre Davies will report for us tonight. As a blog extra, here is Rabbi Efraim Luft who appears in the piece, and here is the list of dos and dont's.


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