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  • From klezmer to country—linking the soundtracks

    July 1, 2008 | 5:04 pm

    NASHVILLE (JTA)—An international conference on country music may seem an unlikely place to find someone like me. For nearly two decades, I’ve been known for my writing on Jewish issues. But here I was recently in Music City USA taking part in a gathering of academics and other...

  • Converso cowboys who tamed the U.S. frontier

    June 12, 2008 | 2:33 pm

    "Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West" by Deanne Stillman ($25, Houghton Mifflin).

    In 1998, while finishing up her book "Twentynine Palms: A True Story of Murder, Marines, and the Mojave," Deanne Stillman learned that 34 wild horses had been gunned down outside...