The PBS program, “Broadway Musicals – A Jewish Legacy,” shows how Jewish composers and lyricists were responsible for the vast majority of Broadway show tunes.
Author Archives: Ken Rosenbaum
Working as a busboy in the Borscht Belt in the late 1950s not only meant good tips, but it provided an education in the ways of Jewish life that was priceless.
In addition to Ohio’s Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, I have found another wonderful source of information about the contributions of American Jews, with emphasis on their role in the creation of this great country.
In the 1980s, a resurgence in the popularity of world and ethnic music followed Paul Simon's landmark “Graceland” album, which was infused with the sounds and rhythms of South Africa. The new popularity of world music heightened global interest in Jewish folk songs and Yiddish culture.Â
Let's take a plunge into Judaism on the Web with a slice of Jewish life — a nostalgic look at some of America's classic delicatessens.
On this Father's Day weekend, I am remembering with great love my two Dads who, despite great differences, especially in their religious upbringings, were strikingly similar in many ways. Each taught me such things as integrity, honesty, devotion, hard work — and how to have a good time.