Bob Dylan, George Harrison, and Bob Marley are good choices for a rabbi’s playlist. But even if the rabbi is Hasidic, = shouldn’t there be some Nina Simone and Carole King on there too?
J.J. Golderg’s Rosh Hashanah playlist was born five years ago as a sort of mood piece. This year he riffs on some of the elements of the New Year’s service itself.
There was a calm in my corner of Tel Aviv, where the sound of Bob Marley usually competes with chopping vegetables. Until the rocket sirens started blaring.
Bob Marley’s heirs are threatening to sue a right-wing Israeli Knesset member for using the reggae icon’s song ‘Iron Lion Zion’ without permission.
The first few bars of DeScribe’s new video, “Harmony,” are an Auto-Tuned proclamation of love, respect and unity. Standing behind a microphone, surrounded by Jewish and African American teenagers, the bearded 28-year-old rapper advocates love and understanding between the two communities and the world at large.