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Lou Reed’s $30 Million Legacy

The legendary rocker left behind a massive estate when he died in 2013

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Artists and Entertainers Reimagine the Seder

City Winery’s popular annual Downtown Seder heads to the West Coast

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Jews Dominate NYC Mayoral Write-In Votes

If there are moral victories to be had, a vote for Lou Reed is one of them

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Enough Already With the Lou Reed Eulogies. Except for This One Last Piece.

From her new perch in Los Angeles, the Tattler realizes—and mourns—what she lost when she left Lou Reed’s New York

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From Velvet Underground to Velvet Revolution

Lou Reed’s impact carries from art to politics

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Lou’s Gift: The Magic of a Rock ’n’ Roll Poet

An encounter with legendary rock star Lou Reed, who died this weekend at 71

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Lou Reed, 1942-2013: Baruch Dayan Emet

The Brooklyn-born punk star, writer, and poet altered the New York cultural landscape

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How Delmore Schwartz Saved My Life

Or at least kept Lou Reed from punching me at a dinner party

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Daybreak: Protests Erupt in Turkey

Plus Alicia Keys confirms Israeli concert, Lou Reed recovering, and more

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Lou Reed’s Rabbi

The rock star’s new tribute to his teacher, the writer Delmore Schwartz, illuminates their common genius

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Sundown: Hama Then, Homs Now

Plus Jew-school advances to championship, the AIPAC Three, and more

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Holy Trinity

How a Jew, a WASP, and a Catholic found the perfect religious balance and made the Velvet Underground one of the greatest rock bands in history

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Dreamer

Delmore Schwartz, once one of America’s most celebrated writers, died mad and forgotten, having produced little in his later life. His story remains a compelling cautionary tale for American Jews.

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Sundown: Behind Enemy Lines

Plus the man who gave us Passover Coke, and more

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Happy Birthday, Lou Reed!

Today on Tablet

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No Mr. Nice Guy: Lou Reed

On the late Lou Reed’s 69th birthday, Elizabeth Wurtzel explained that contrary to the assertions of Philip Roth and others, the problem with Jewish male artists is not that they are too nice

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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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A Fine Concert

Rufus, Sting, Lou Reed, and a celebration of David Lehman’s Nextbook Press book

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Sorry Songs

Musical selections to put you in the mood for atonement

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Another Opening

Out and about with Leonard Nimoy and Lou Reed