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LEONARD COHEN, one of many famous Buddhist Jews, accepts an award in 2012 for song lyrics. (Jessica

Republicans told not to play Leonard Cohen - they did it anyway

Cohen, the famed Jewish musician and poet, died at 82 the day before Trump was elected in 2016.

By JTA/MARCY OSTER
31/08/2020
Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen performs

'Hallelujah' multilingual cover raises $1m. for Israeli first responders

“Saving Lives Sunday,” a virtual benefit to support the emergency response organization United Hatzalah of Israel in its fight against COVID-19, raised over $1 million.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
07/05/2020

Leonard Cohen's posthumously bashes Kanye and Jay-Z

The poem skewers Kanye and Jay-Z for comparing themselves to historical icons.

By BEN SALES
12/10/2018
Leonard Cohen

The cantor who collaborated with Leonard Cohen

Cohen’s father and great grandfather both served as president the Orthodox synagogue which Zelermyer affectionately refers to as “The Shaar.”

By HOWARD BLAS
17/11/2019
Jerusalem meetings

As rockets were falling in the South, a song of hope rose in Jerusalem

A Jewish man and a Muslim woman spontaneously performing Leonard Cohen's Halleluja together inspired dozens of people to join them.

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen takes Manhattan – again

‘A Crack in Everything’ exhibit lights up New York’s Jewish Museum.

By MARIA LISELLA
27/04/2019
Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen performs

Long-lost Leonard Cohen documentary heads to screens

‘Bird on a Wire’ features wild footage from 1972 Tel Aviv and Jerusalem shows.

09/03/2018
French-Muslim singer Mennel Ibtissem performing 'Hallelujah' on the 'The Voice France.'

Facebook controversy from popular French-Muslim singer

The French singer's social media claimed that the French state, not jihadists, were respinsible for terrorism.

By JTA
07/02/2018
Leonard Cohen

Late Jewish rock legend Leonard Cohen wins a Grammy

Jewish rock legend is one of two artists at the 60th annual Grammy Awards to win a Grammy after their passing.

By JTA , RANDALL ROBERTS / LOS ANGELES TIMES
29/01/2018
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