Red white and blue babka is not only patriotic, it’s also ridiculously delicious.
Jewish artists have written some of America’s most patriotic rock songs. Here is a list of songs by Semitic singers to accompany your fireworks display.
Boston-based singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler, long a critical darling with a cult following, seems poised to cross over with the haunting “July,” (Sacred Bones) her sixth studio album in ten years. Reviews have been the strongest of her career; UK pop bible NME called “July” “a career high,” and the PopMatters blog dubbed it “one of 2014’s best albums so far… A triumph.” Pundits usually trip over themselves trying to describe Nadler’s dark, wry confessional folk; in just one review, music site Pitchfork name-checked Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval, German folkie Sibylle Baier — and Edgar Allan Poe.
The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press recently found that Protestants favor Romney and Catholics favor Obama. Jewish officials honored a group of Poles who courageously protected Jewish neighbors during the Holocaust. More than 1 million evangelicals marched for Jesus at a rally in San Paulo, Brazil. And, U.S. Olympic marathoner Ryan Hall tells The New York Times that his faith underpins his running.
Israel News Update - Monte Judah - July 27, 2012
The fall of the Second Temple was a tragedy. But it led to the human triumphs embodied by the French and American revolutions, J.J. Goldberg writes.
“No Soup for You!” Well, perhaps not for long.