The musician’s biographer sets the record straight on the singer’s Jewishness and complex relationship to his family’s Holocaust history
To stave off our spiritual crisis, let’s begin by rejecting pop’s ultimate con man
Though today’s music industry hardly resembles the Tin Pan Alley era
Leaked footage offers a fitting send-off for Foxman’s five decades of service
Will people want to hear ‘Scenes from an Italian Restaurant’ live every month?
Plus drones, bacon, Billy Joel, and the Church of Scotland
The boy from Hicksville blows out the candles
Or the dreams of one young piano-playing Billy Joel fanatic
Part IV: The Grand Audio Finale!
Part III: ‘Until The Night’
Part II: “Los Angelenos”
Part I: “Rosalinda’s Eyes”
A different matrix for judging success
The comic wasn’t butchering Leonard Cohen’s classic. He was rescuing it.
Elie Wiesel took to the 92Y stage this week for an evening of Yiddish standards, childhood reminiscences, and Borscht Belt shtick. Somehow it worked.