The Grammys And The Jewish Condition

01/29/2014 - 19:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

Partly because my daughter had asked me to, but also because I enjoy live performances of music, I watched the Grammy Awards last Sunday night.  In all honesty, I should say I watched the Grammys until I nodded off in my very comfortable chair, but I saw a good deal.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik is the spiritual leader of the Forest Hills Jewish Center in Queens, New York.

McCartney Follows Yom Kippur With Wedding

10/09/2011 - 20:00

Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney reportedly spent the night before his wedding at Yom Kippur services.

McCartney married Jewish-American heiress Nancy Shevell in London on Sunday. They reportedly attended Yom Kippur services and a break fast at a local London synagogue, where Shevell, 51, received a blessing in honor of her upcoming marriage.

The couple married Sunday in a civil ceremony at London's Marylebone Register Office, followed by a small reception at McCartney's north London home.

When I Get Olderí: The Beatles At Shea

08/10/2000 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Many of the Lost Boys and Wendys among us, for whom the Beatles still conjure up the tender shepherds of distant youth, are now closer in age to the Beatlesí lyrical landmark of 64 than to the girl who was ìjust 17.î The way 1960s schoolchildren ìknewî about the Beatles legend was something they were sure old men and women couldnít possibly understand.

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