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  • Reggae grows another Jewish branch

    By Karla S. Blume

    January 11, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    One of the most meaningful Jewish gifts would have to be the planting of an elan, Hebrew for tree, in Israel in one's honor.

    And in the case of Los Angeles-born musician Elan, no other name would suit him quite as well.

    His reggae and dancehall-inspired music has firmly planted...

  • The ‘Justice’ of Reggae

    By Baz Dreisinger

    July 11, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    There's something very, well, Jewish about reggae music. So Jewish, in fact, that Rastas in clubs, swaying to Bob Marley, are uncannily reminiscent of rabbis in synagogue, prayer books in hand.

    No one knows this better than Elan, the 26-year-old singer/songwriter who will headline...