Having -steen, -berg or -ein in your name does not a Jew make.
It’s still rock n’ roll to Billy and Bruce.
Bruce Springsteen’s longtime guitarist Nils Lofgren had his guitars stolen, but Ben Kweller gave him a guitar that he got from his Bar Mitzvah.
Bruce Springsteen just gave Israeli fans hope that they may soon be able to see “The Boss” live in concert. “I really need to play there,” he told an Israeli fan last week at a book signing event in New Jersey for his new autobiography “Born to Run,” The Times of Israel reported. Springsteen also…
In Bruce Springsteen’s newly-released autobiography “Born To Run,” The Boss discusses his Jewish infatuations and influences — from his teenage neighbors to Bob Dylan, Clive Davis and Phil Spector.
Amid rumors that Bruce Springsteen will perform in Tel Aviv this summer, he and his E Street band have come under fire from supporters of boycotting Israel.
A tribe held its breath when The New York Times called The Boss “Bruce Springstein.” Even though he’s not Jewish, the typo wasn’t as wrong as it seemed.
The Garden State was home to Philip Roth and Frank Lautenberg and has afforded Jews tolerance since 1665.
To get us in the spirit of the Seder, here are a few songs of exodus, freedom, rebellion and an only kid. We’ve got selections by Bruce Springsteen, Chava Alberstein, Pete Seeger, Moishe Oysher, Bob Dylan, Shuli Nathan, Paul Robeson, Paul Simon, Lahakat HaNachal, the Maccabeats and many more, including two late and very much lamented friends, Debbie Friedman and Meir Ariel. Also Monty Python’s Flying Circus.
The Boss, aka Bruce Springsteen, performed a song last night that we just can’t get out of our heads. It’s called “Forward, And Away We Go.” According to USA Today, “Springsteen said Obama called him up — we’re not sure whether he was joking — and said he wanted to close the ‘campaign song gap’ with Republican rival Mitt Romney.” So the boss wrote this short ditty. Have a listen and make sure to shout the name of your favorite Jewish newspaper after each stanza — “Forward!”