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Rapping about Seinfeld

By On February 23, 2012

The 1990s TV program Seinfeld was, according to its premise, a show about nothing. Everyday situations such as rivalries between old men and eating the tops of muffins, in Jerry Seinfeld’s worldview, came to embody… Read More

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The Future of Jewish Music Is Not Adam Sandler

By On November 28, 2011

Is Mac Miller the future of secular Jewish culture? The Pittsburgh-born 19-year-old rapper is regarded in the music world as something of a prodigy. Born to a Jewish mother and a Christian father, he was raised Jewish… Read More

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Talk of the Shtetl

By On February 2, 2011

“No matter where I go, I’m going toward Jerusalem.” The first song starts with a sultry tribal beat and acoustic guitar, then builds into a chorus of voices singing these words in Hebrew. To… Read More

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