December 18, 2013 at 2:00 am by noamsienna
(continued from part one here) “Over You Gold Shall Have No Dominion”: Greed, Goodness, and Learning to Grow The Dwarvish love of gold was not necessarily an inherent curse: the Dwarves were lovers of stones and gems, but “they are not evil by nature, and few ever served the Enemy of free will, whatever the […]
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 […]
April 18, 2013 at 11:25 am by Timna Burston
Jonah Rank is a musician and rabbinical student, and the co-founder of Jewish Eyes on the Arts. Jonah is a trailblazer, combining the somewhat unlikely combination of humorous music with a deep passion for spiritual and intellectual growth, making him a unique voice in the world of both music and Judaism. His work encompasses […]
May 21, 2012 at 10:23 am by Jonah Rank
Guided by complementary visions of the afterlife from Paul Simon, the Talmud and an old Jewish joke, Jonah imagines his late grandfather in the afterlife.
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 28, 2011 at 2:06 pm by Jonah Rank
The Weepies’ “I Was Made For Sunny Days” reflects our mystical quest for the most Divine love.
March 31, 2011 at 11:54 am by Jonah Rank
Can we be excellent ethical and spiritual soloists if we don’t know how to be part of an ensemble?