John Lennon said, ‘Show business is an extension of the Jewish religion.’ But Paul McCartney lived it.
The former Beatle praised the Nobel Prize-winning author’s compassion for animals.
In 1968, The Beatles put the title to their upcoming single, “Hey Jude,” on the front of their record label’s boutique store in London.
Is the greatest living musical icon taking a humanitarian stance based on the actions of Natalie Portman?
McCartney is one of two recipients of the 2018 Wolf Prize in Music. The announcement called McCartney “one of the greatest songwriters of all time.”
John Lennon said, ‘Show business is an extension of the Jewish religion.’ But Paul McCartney — who married two Jewish women and played in Israel — lived it.
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters and “The Color Purple” author Alice Walker have written open letters to R&B star Alicia Keys urging her to cancel her Tel Aviv concert.
Henry Grossman wasn’t a fan of the Beatles when he first started photographing them in 1964. But he wound up snapping thousands of shots of the Fab Four.
Steven Spielberg is the top Jew on Forbes’s list of The World’s Most Powerful Celebrities. The director/writer/producer/studio owner came in at number 10 on the list of 100. Ahead of him were Jennifer Lopez, Oprah Winfrey, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry and Tom Cruise. But coming in behind Spielberg were another 90 celebs, among them a fair number of other Jews.
Each week ‘In Song’ links the weekly Torah reading — however tenuously — to classic works of rock ‘n’ roll.