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Contemporary Prophets: Dylan, Cohen and Simon

Posted by: Mark Lazar on Tuesday, January 3, 2017

It is said in the Book of Kings that the great prophet Elijah looked for God within the mighty wind, the shattering earthquake, the raging flames only to find…”And after the fire---a still, small voice.” A still, small voice…a small voice that some of us hear sporadically and others like modern day prophets, use their inspiration to write poetry and lyrics. These, our contemporary Jewish songwriters like the prophets of old, attempt to remind us our ethics, values and ...
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