Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Mah Rabu goes international!

We've been picked up by Blind Janitor, a music website in Hebrew. Scroll down to #45 (under 2006-01-27). For those who can't read the Hebrew: (my translation; please correct it if it's wrong)

[Thanks to Sagol 59], who writes: The excellent Jewish blog Mah Rabu has found the ultimate soundtrack to listen to on Friday, just before the beginning of Shabbat. We're talking about none other than the 1992 album considered by many to be R.E.M.'s best. But that's not all: The blog has found a parallel between the contents of Automatic for the People and the contents of kabbalat Shabbat itself, including the psalms and prayers said in it according to tradition. What comes out is the most gripping and surprising article you'll read this Shabbat. [English]

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