May 20, 2013 at 1:08 pm by Timna Burston
Elie Lichtschein is a Jewish singer-songwriter based in Washington DC. His music seamlessly fuses an old-school rock sensibility with lyrics that focus on personal experience, spirituality and truth. Winded from the long trip from DC, Elie breezed into the room with a group of friends and family in tow. He quickly took the stage to […]
March 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm by Jonah Rank
The rock opera Next to Normal is all about living on the edge. Living on the edge of normal. Living on the edge of comfort. Living on the edge of stability. Τhe show breathes life into a peculiar teaching attributed to Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav: The world is a very narrow bridge, but the essence […]
December 27, 2010 at 10:16 pm by Jonah Rank
Here’s a snippet of a midrash: Andrew Jackson was the first emo president of the USA. Or at least, it’s a useful way to think about him.