St. Leonard, Live

A look at Leonard Cohen’s top five concert appearances

Leonard Cohen’s Long, Strange, Sometimes Tortured Road to Mastering His Own Sound

Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent

A Yom Kippur Playlist for 5774

Featuring Leonard Cohen, Bruce Springsteen, and Idan Raichel

Leonard Cohen, Joe Chetrit, and Hotel Chelsea

A song, a bard, a real estate mogul, and a famous property

Sundown: Shells Hit a Syrian University

Plus Barbara Walters is retiring

Is Leonard Cohen the Jewish Barry White?

A question from last night’s four-hour Leonard Cohen concert

In Defense of Sandler’s “Hallelujah”

The comic wasn’t butchering Leonard Cohen’s classic. He was rescuing it.

Wall of Crazy

Phil Spector and Leonard Cohen’s incredible album, released 35 years ago, is a time capsule of American pop music

Happy Birthday, Mr. Cohen

The rabbi turns 78

Out of This World

It’s time we update our pantheon of Emotional Canadian Jews: Like Leonard Cohen and Drake, William Shatner lays his soul on the track with abandon

St. Leonard’s Passion

Leonard Cohen releases his 12th album, Old Ideas. The troubadour and poet hasn’t always been popular, but he is always profound.

Who by What? Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, and U’netaneh Tokef

Bob Dylan, Jeff Buckley, Leonard Cohen, U’netaneh Tokef: On Yom Kippur, finding redemption is a matter of laying down the right soundtrack

The Real Amy Winehouse

Plus, Perry’s Jewish problem, Pollard’s secret, and more

Intertwined

Boy met girl. Boy married girl. But girl is Jewish, and boy is not. Now I’m a goy, part of a growing community of non-Jews with Jewish spouses, Jewish children, and a special connection to Judaism

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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