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Sunday, March 19 • 17:00 - 17:45
An Unorthodox Playlist for My Orthodox Rabbi

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My Chabad rabbi, having heard Leonard Cohen's "Who By Fire?" and who knew about Bob Dylan's song that referred to Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac ("Highway 61 Revisited"), asked me to make him a list of 20 secular songs by Jewish artists or Jewish related topics. They included Kinky Friedman's "Ride 'em Jewboy," Dan Bern's "Jerusalem" and others. The controversial question of whether to include female artists came up It was an interesting story that would make for an interesting presentation and discussion.

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Wayne Robins

The title of this seminar"Secular Rock, Jewish Recovery" is a kind of middle of the road version of the working title of the memoir "G-d, Booze, and Rock'nRoll," aka "Jews Drink at Home." It's about the search for spiritual satisfaction, release from the bondage of self, as the AA folks say. It's about drinking bourbon and playing air guitar with Keith Richards and mistaking that for the burning bush. The seminar is informed by a series of... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2017 17:00 - 17:45
S3 27th Floor

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