Pittsburgh’s First Jewish Mayor Dies at 96

Sophie Masloff, elected in 1988, was also the city’s first female leader

A Prayer for Deadheads

On a quest for Jewish soul at the ‘Blues for Challah’ Grateful Dead Shabbat retreat

Country Music’s Sparkle King

Fashion designer Nudie Cohn, a Ukrainian-born Jew, gave country music its trademark rhinestone sparkle

Sundown: Clinton Is The Marrying Kind

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Flying Their Freak Flags

Musicians doing what feels right

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