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Songs of Songs

What are the 100 greatest Jewish songs ever? Tablet Magazine’s musicologists rank them all, from sacred to pop to hip-hop, from Rabbi Akiva to Amy Winehouse.

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Santa Pause

What are Jewish parents to do when every show on television drips with Christmas cheer? Here are four strategies for managing your children’s expectations in this most un-Jewish time of year.

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Yo La Tengo’s Eternal Hanukkah

Hoboken’s own rock out with The Feelies and other friends

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Jews Are Longshots To Win Nobel, Booker

Doctorow and Oz have a chance; Jacobson remains underdog

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Folkie Silber Dies at 84

Condemned Dylan for plugging in

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Mistaken Identity?

When I lived upstairs from the Jewish Defense Organization, Hitler was a presence on the Lower East Side

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First ‘Jewish Review of Books’ Drops

A new literary quarterly

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Nextbook Author Talks Gershwin, Dylan

Lehman traces Jewish influence in American music

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Iraq Wants Compensation For Osirak Attack

Plans to sue Israel over raid on nuclear site

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Sundown: The NYT’s Exotic Philo-Semitism

Plus landing a White House invite, Dylan vs. Diamond, and more

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Bob Dylan’s Noel

The singer shares holiday memories with British mag

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Reclaiming Bob Dylan for the Jews, Again

In three easy steps

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On the Bookshelf

Prayer, poetry, and pop

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Dylan’s Christmas Album Out

It’s good old Americana, says Jody Rosen

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Sundown: Shop ’n’ Pray

Perennial prize-winners, fear of Christ, and Gibson’s luck

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Sundown: Chicken Soup for the Drinker’s Soul

Yom Kippur without God, a Catholic call-out, and Dylan disappoints

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Hasid Sets Sight on Dancing World Record

Chabad telethon to feature six-hour number

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Bob Dylan, New GPS Voice

One problem: No directions home

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Guy From the North Country

Bob Dylan makes a Christmas album

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Tu B’Av and No Love

A Jewish Valentine? Bring on the heartbreak

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Woody Allen’s Rarified Palate

Leaves the director clueless about a lot

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(Rabbinic) Master of War

Dylan’s old rabbi calls for total war

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Hallelujah Time

The polarizing power of Leonard Cohen’s classic song

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So Out It’s In

Two different brands of endearingly sentimental music

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Blinded by the Light

A documentary on Bob Dylan’s Christian phase

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His Back Pages

A forgotten collaboration connects Bob Dylan to Hollywood

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Nearer to Me Than Thee

Notes on Bob Dylan fandom

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The Wandering Kind

Bob Dylan can’t be pinned down. I’m Not There glories in not trying.

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Saved

I have Bob Dylan to thank for my career, my child, and my soul