Frugal, modest civil servants, neither worldly nor political—but willing to take risks.
He was not Bob Hope on a USO tour.
Moses Mendelssohn’s grandson was raised a Christian, but his compositions reflect his Jewish roots.
In one album, the American country musician brought his listeners on a musical tour of Israel.
Esther Bejerano, in memoriam.
When is a Jewish star just a pattern?
And devoted himself to reviving forgotten Jewish music.
The Holocaust-restitution system breaks down.
Some reflections on how we Jews cope with the majority culture around us, provoked by Handel’s beautifully crafted 1741 oratorio.
“The self-assured informality of Israeli audiences in shorts and khaki shirts, score in hand, immediately enchanted him.”
And critics will ignore or excuse it.
Genius and Anxiety.