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Jewish Journal

Scott Benarde

  • The Holocaust and Rock ‘n’ Roll

    April 4, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    One of the first things Gene Simmons reveals in his new autobiography, "Kiss and Make-Up," is that he is the child of a Holocaust survivor. The co-founder and bassist for Kiss, one of rock's most commercially successful bands, writes that his mother, Flora Klein, a Hungarian Jew, was...

  • Rock for the Ages

    August 26, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    In 1995, while on the Florida leg of a concert tour, Bob Dylan walked into Temple Beth El in West Palm Beach and attended Yom Kippur services. You would have thought Elijah had come through the door as worshipers who recognized him did double takes. Say what you want about Bob...