Posts Tagged ‘ the messiah ’

A Jew from Kentucky

February 7, 2012

Dan Bern’s folk songs bear more than a passing resemblance to Bob Dylan‘s–a high-pitched, sometimes scratchy voice is the most obvious similarity. But Dylan was neither as subversive, nor as laugh-out-loud funny, as Bern. Bern isn’t specifically a Jewish musician, although his religion has become something of a running joke. His autobiographical song “Jew…

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The Messy Birth of the Messiah

August 8, 2011

Tisha B’Av is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, the anniversary of the destruction of…

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Tracking Down the Messiah

December 27, 2010
Tracking down the messiah

Like many scholars in the Talmud, Rabbi Joshua Ben Levi yearned for the Messiah’s coming. Living in…

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