If a collective trauma occurs in a community associated with a pioneering reformer, should that community still sing his music?
It’s almost Thanksgiving, and you know what that means: Christmas music on every radio station. Should we Jews be joining in on the fun?
“I like to imagine that all of these texts are in conversation with each other — that everyone is having these kind of musical dreams.”
Although he performed his only known Yiddish song at several concerts it was never included on any of his albums
Pop singers waxing eloquent about love and sex freely borrow from the religious vernacular. Religion returns the compliment.
A Kreutzer Sonata’s portrayal of Judaism lacks of one fundamental element: spirituality.
The Berlin Pop-Kultur festival had accepted around $600 from the Israeli embassy in Germany.
“Radiohead didn’t just change me, it changed the way a lot of people thought about music.”
“If you preach hate, then expect hate,” the song goes.
“Music, art and academia is about crossing borders not building them,” Thom Yorke wrote.