It has never been easy, even with all the accolades, to be Paul Simon. A new album, ‘Stranger to Stranger,’ shows the popular bridge-builder is still crazy after 74 years.
The crooner will play a solo show in Israel on Wednesday
Though today’s music industry hardly resembles the Tin Pan Alley era
Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Plus, Obama knows Judaism, Paul Simon’s Graceland turns 25, and more
But his subject is 1980s South Africa and Paul Simon
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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.
Plus Morton Klein piles on Soros, and more
Israeli ambassador is the commencement speaker
A Jewish Valentine? Bring on the heartbreak