A Kreutzer Sonata’s portrayal of Judaism lacks of one fundamental element: spirituality.
The Berlin Pop-Kultur festival had accepted around $600 from the Israeli embassy in Germany.
“Radiohead didn’t just change me, it changed the way a lot of people thought about music.”
“If you preach hate, then expect hate,” the song goes.
“Music, art and academia is about crossing borders not building them,” Thom Yorke wrote.
— Musicologist Dr. Richard Taruskin has been awarded a 2017 Kyoto Prize, the Japanese Nobel. Taruskin, a University of California, Berkeley…
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was despondent in the days after the presidential election, he admitted in an interview with Buzzfeed on Saturday. But he found solace and the strength to continue fighting for his beliefs from an unlikely source.
Many Jewish holidays have inspired the people of the book to drop its tomes and pick up instruments to great effect. And, in the age of YouTube, there’s plenty of evidence for that. But Jewish Arbor Day is musically barren.
The British rock band Coldplay denied reports that it was planning two “peace concerts” for Israelis and Palestinians in November.
A Dutch rapper who sang that he “sits on money like a Jew” and “deports” greedy women defended the text as a “compliment” devoid of any anti-Semitic undertones.