As quick as Dylan was to adopt the blanket of Christianity in song and onstage, he was equally quick to drop it. But the prophetic impulse remained.”
Domino’s story is inextricably intertwined with that of Lewis Robert “Lew” Chudd, born Louis Chudnofsky in Toronto in 1911.
For Milne himself, a serious novelist, playwright and poet, Pooh became a Golem-like monster that would come back to haunt him,
Harrison Ford, grandson of Jewish immigrants from Minsk, once said, “As a man I’ve always felt Irish; as an actor I’ve always felt Jewish”
Garfunkel reveals things that — while the reader might recognize them as mortal and oh-so-human — should nevertheless not be shared
“The Confederate flag became part of the marketing. I wish I had given it more thought. It’s like how a swastika looks to a Jewish person.”
Had I been eating soup when I saw the cover of this week’s farewell issue of the Village Voice, I would have spit up.
Cat Stevens, aka Yusuf Islam, has released a new album called “The Laughing Apple.” We look at his secret Jewish (and not-so secret Muslim) history.
“Okay, so Ariel might not have been a prophet per se, but it’s a solid Hebrew name going back to biblical times and still popular in the modern era.”
“Dessner explains that the piece was inspired by the stories of his Jewish immigrant grandparents who settled near Prospect Park.”