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?
Kanye West’s meeting with Donald Trump has us wondering — what could the two have in common? Turns out, there’s more than you’d think.
Now that Jackie Kennedy is being portrayed by our most famous Israeli-born actress, it’s time to look at the late first lady’s Jewish history.
Harold Pinter, Doris Lessing and Elfriede Jelinek didn’t show up for their Nobel Prize ceremonies. So why’s everyone acting like Bob Dylan killed somebody?
“Take a load off Fanny” is one of the more mysterious lines in The Band’s song “The Weight.” Now Robbie Robertson reveals who Fanny actually might have been.
Exactly 30 years ago, The Klezmatics burst onto the scene. Ever since, music, Jewish culture and Seth Rogovoy have never been the same.
40 years ago, Robbie Robertson and The Band played their “last waltz.” Today, we tell the story of their secret Jewish history.