Cat Stevens, aka Yusuf Islam, has released a new album called “The Laughing Apple.” We look at his secret Jewish (and not-so secret Muslim) history.
Cat Stevens, aka Yusuf Islam, is currently on his 50th anniversary tour. We look at the controversial singer-songwriter’s secret Jewish (and not-so secret Muslim) history.
If you’re a singer-songwriter, it’s difficult to imagine having a father-in-law more intimidating than Bob Dylan. But Peter Himmelman hasn’t let his marriage to Dylan’s daughter stop him from making music. Over three decades as a journeyman, Himmelman has recorded 18 albums, including five for kids, and scored soundtracks for film and television shows such as “Bones.” And if Dylan’s relationship to Judaism is ambiguous at best, Himmelman identifies himself as “the first highly recognized Observant Jew since Sandy Koufax.”