The Who has recently embarked on a 50th anniversary tour. Seth Rogovoy looks back at the group’s Jewish influences and Pete Townshend’s abandoned plans for a Zionist rock opera.
March 14 honors the magic number that has fascinated everyone from Maimonides to Mr. Spock. Seth Rogovoy finds more than 3.14 reasons why Pi is very Jewish.
At first glance, Mardi Gras seems anything but Jewish. But Seth Rogovoy says the holiday and its ‘krewes’ owe a big debt to Purim.
With the release of ‘The Endless River,’ Pink Floyd’s recording career seems to be at an end. But Seth Rogovoy explains how the band’s Jewish history lives on.
Cult television classic ‘Twin Peaks’ is returning to the small screen. Who knew the show featured dybbuks and a mysterious Jewish sofa?
The Christian influences of U2 have been known for a long time. The Father, Son and Holy Ghost aren’t Bono’s only religious role models, Seth Rogovoy writes.
A tribe held its breath when The New York Times called The Boss “Bruce Springstein.” Even though he’s not Jewish, the typo wasn’t as wrong as it seemed.
The tousle-haired Beach Boys are an iconic all-American family band. But the guitar of David Marks, a Jewish neighbor, shaped their distinctive California sound.
We’re all jamming on the 30th anniversary of ‘Purple Rain,’ by the artist formerly known as Prince. But what about the Jewish story behind the legendary album?
Tupac Shakur, who was gunned down in 1996, led a life of turmoil. But a new Broadway musical makes Seth Rogovoy wonder if the brilliant rapper was really just a nice Jewish boy.