“Wagner carried the fear that he could contain Jewish blood in him. Whether it’s true or not, isn’t the issue. The issue is that he had the fear.”
Campbell and his wife attended services at a Messianic synagogue, and celebrated major Jewish holidays, such as Passover, Rosh Hashanah and Hanukkah.
When the composer sang the words “It seems to me that I am Anne Frank” he burst into tears.
In Bernstein’s score for “Candide,” Cook counted four E flats over high C, six D flats, 21 high C’s, and sixteen B flats.
Newman’s entire oeuvre can be read as that of a stranger in a strange land trying to make sense of it all.
Thirty-five years ago, Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld co-wrote the script for a musical called “The Golden Land” in honor of the 85th anniversary of the Forverts, the world’s oldest Yiddish newspaper.
The 20-year-old rapper posed with a bejeweled necklace on Instagram.
The song has been viewed on YouTube nearly 22 million times, or nearly three times for every Israeli.
Within a generation, Jewish-Americans had populated the top tiers of business, law, education, journalism, and the arts
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