Dan Epstein


When the Legendary Theodore Bikel Turned 90

By Dan Epstein

When the Legendary Theodore Bikel Turned 90
Theodore Bikel turned 90 last month. The man who played Tevye talked to the Forward about growing up socialist, Bob Dylan and how to not get bored in your nineties.Read More


Neil Diamond's 32nd Album Is His Best in 40 Years

By Dan Epstein

Neil Diamond's 32nd Album Is His Best in 40 Years
Neil Diamond’s new album harkens back to an earlier time in his career — it’s not the ‘cool Neil’ of the 1960s, but rather the soft-rock idol of the 1970s.Read More


Hey Baby, It's the 4th Of Jew-ly!

By Dan Epstein

Hey Baby, It's the 4th Of Jew-ly!
Jewish artists have written some of America’s most patriotic rock songs. Here is a list of songs by Semitic singers to accompany your fireworks display.Read More


The Most Psychedelic Jewish Movie Ever Made Is Back

By Dan Epstein

The Most Psychedelic Jewish Movie Ever Made Is Back
Groovy dance sequences. Hippie nudity. Loads of ‘Right on’ dialogue. 40 years after it first appeared, Amos Sefer’s ‘An American Hippie in Israel’ finally returns to the small screen.Read More


How Sammy Davis Jr. Became the Great Jewish Entertainer

By Dan Epstein

How Sammy Davis Jr. Became the Great Jewish Entertainer
As a self-proclaimed ‘one-eyed black Jew,’ Sammy Davis Jr. didn’t have it easy. Tracey Davis explains in a new memoir that being his daughter could be tough too.Read More



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