Turns out the idea of taxes is as old as the Torah. Seth Rogovoy traces its history from Abraham to the American Civil War.
J. Geils — who has passed away at the age of 71 — was, for a time, the only non-Jewish member of the band that bore his name. Seth Rogovoy recounts the story.
Now that Lou Reed’s archives are headed for the New York Public Library, expect to learn a lot more about Reed’s Jewish influences and philosophy.
Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90. We pay tribute to the Jewish record men who helped him invent rock music.
All members of the band Bon Jovi were delivered by a doctor named Greenberg — but there’s more to the story of their secret Jewish history.
As the new Michael Keaton film reveals, the success of McDonald’s had a lot to do with some Jewish pals of Ray Kroc.
David Bowie’s last album featured a song called “Lazarus.” Was Emma Lazarus who he had in mind? And what does Bob Dylan have to do with it?
Critic, gadfly and columnist Nat Hentoff has died at 91. We remember his contradictions and his prescient vision of Bob Dylan’s klezmer roots.
Performing at Tanglewood this summer, Nobel laureate Bob Dylan gave one of his strongest performances.
August Wilson was an unparalleled chronicler of the 20th Century African-American experience. But was the author of “Fences” one of our most Jewish playwrights too?