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Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles

The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, established in 1985, is an independent, non-profit community weekly newspaper serving the Jewish community of greater Los Angeles.

6 articles

P. F. Sloan: P.F. Sloan Reveals the Jewish Origins of 'Eve of Destruction'

Retrospective and Interview by Steven Rosen, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 2006

'EVE OF DESTRUCTION', the famous folk-rock-protest hit record from 1965, isn't usually regarded as a specifically Jewish song. Or even a religious one, for that ...

At Hatikvah Music, the Whole World is Jewish

Report and Interview by Kirk Silsbee, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 23 December 2006

BOXES ARE SCATTERED around the floor of Hatikvah Music International at 436 N. Fairfax Avenue. Stacks of CDs, reams of packing plastic, mounds of mailing ...

Up From the Ashes: Ed Pearl's Art and Activism

Profile and Interview by Kirk Silsbee, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 18 April 2008

IT'S ELEVEN A.M. and Ed Pearl is the first customer at Masa, his restaurant of choice in Echo Park. The owner, Tom, greets him warmly, ...

Suicide: How the Godfathers of Punk Kept The Faith

Interview by Paul Lester, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 10 October 2008

New Yorkers Alan Vega and Marty Rev were punks before punk was invented, known in the '70s for their violent gigs and raging synth rock. ...

Laura Nyro, Mark Winkler: Mark Winkler Finds Healing in the Songs of Laura Nyro

Report and Interview by Kirk Silsbee, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 7 June 2013

ASK JAZZ SINGER and songwriter Mark Winkler which of his parents he favors and he's unequivocal.  "Oh, I'm definitely my mother's son," he grins.  "My ...

Leonard Cohen: Tea and Oranges on High Holy Days

Retrospective by Kirk Silsbee, Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 17 October 2014

LIKE MANY OF us, author Harvey Kubernik first heard Leonard Cohen through his interpreters.  Judy Collins recorded Cohen's obliquely lyrical 'Suzanne' and the sardonic suicide ...

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