Morrissey’s Israel on an open thread

It is a rare thing indeed when one of someone in the entertainment or music business whose work I love is of politically sound mind. Beloved icons of my youth such as Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen were, in fact blithering idiots, making it difficult to listen to their music.


Who By Fire On Yom Kippur Thread

On this the eve of Yom Kippur I give you Leonard Cohen’s “Who By Fire,” a song taken/inspired by Kol Nidre, the prayer recited in the synagogue at the beginning of the evening service on the Day of Atonement; the name is taken from the opening words.

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