“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.”
From a Jewish perspective, the limbo Rubinstein’s Demon occupies appears profoundly relatable.
As ever, this year’s Kennedy Center honorees are a who’s who of people it’s hard to imagine otherwise interacting.
What Strauss’ true convictions were remain murky, but many scholars now suggest he was at the very least ambivalent to the Nazi regime.
“Whenever Michael Bloomfield, Bob Dylan and myself were together, it was like three Jewish kids from the Midwest hanging out and playing together.”
He discovered Madonna, the Ramones, the Smiths, and the Talking Heads.
Fuchs was a rifleman in the Normandy Invasion on D-Day, landing on Omaha Beach, where he was hit by shrapnel.
A new, nine-song cycle is now available for those who can’t get enough RBG
The passionate songs of “Yiddish Glory” serve as a mighty riposte to the notion that Jews were passive victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust.
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