Robbie Gringras

First published in Makor Rishon, October 2008

The Bottom Line

“So how do you get on with other cartoonists? I mean, isn’t it rare for an Israeli cartoonist to be a right-wing religious settler?”

The God Squad: Clockwise from the top, HaDag Nachash, Shai Gabso, Etti Ankri, Meir Banai, Shuli Rand, Alma Zohar and Kobi Oz, all represent the new rock ?n? roll interest in Jewish learning.

Israeli Rock Finds Religion

‘I feel like a fish that spent its entire life in an aquarium and has suddenly discovered the sea,” Kobi Oz enthused, prior to going onstage with his new set, “Psalms for the Perplexed,” all of it written after several years of his “soaking in the rich marinade of Judaism.”