The recent wedding of Carnegie Hall’s Sir Clive Gillinson and Anya Deutsch was underscored by the theme to “Schindler’s List.” Is that kosher?
Magician, actor, author and bibliophile Ricky Jay has died at the age of 72.
They were pulling songs from different countries, and engaging with music beyond global politics. The Weavers were very much a pop group
“Singling out Jews as targets for suspicion or reproach was not unusual for Wodehouse.”
Philip Roth’s Intimate Farewell through Chamber Music
“Jews and the Armenians have so much in common, in misfortune, in joy, in work, in music, in the arts…”
“We all knew Heidegger had a Nazi past, but thought it was not more than others. His “Black Notebooks” were a shock.
In his heyday, Neil Simon wrote plays that tickled audiences as the height of the wisecrack genre.
The best of Bernstein will continue to live on in his profoundly Jewish music.
“It’s not cool to be Jewish, or Negro, or Italian. It’s just cool to be alive, to be around. You don’t have to be Black to have soul.”