As quick as Dylan was to adopt the blanket of Christianity in song and onstage, he was equally quick to drop it. But the prophetic impulse remained.”
“It’s shocking, crushing news. I thought the world of Tom. He was a great performer, full of the light, a friend, and I’ll never forget him.”
Had I been eating soup when I saw the cover of this week’s farewell issue of the Village Voice, I would have spit up.
Bomb threats, a frozen Kotel compromise, Zionists banned from pride parades, neo-Nazis rising and hurricanes hitting—not a good year for the Jews.
Yes, really: SparkNotes.
“Bob Dylan was born a Jew. Then he wasn’t, but now he’s back.”
In his (much-delayed) Nobel lecture, Bob Dylan waxes eloquent about everything from Buddy Holly to Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ to ‘Moby Dick.’ Take a listen.
Bob Dylan turns 76 today. Here are his 10 most Jewish songs.
– American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has received his Nobel diploma and his gold Nobel medal in Stockholm. The Swedish Academy met on Saturday with Dylan in a private ceremony in order to present him with the trappings of his Nobel Prize for Literature, Sara Danius, secretary of the Swedish Academy, said Sunday in a…
The Bob Dylan Archive in Tulsa will accept research applications from groups and individuals.