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  • And you will be a blessing …

    By Rabbi Laura Geller

    July 19, 2013 | 10:18 am

    I was in college when I first heard the Beatles sing “When I’m Sixty-four.” The idea of getting older, losing my hair or wondering whether my partner would still need me was not my concern. But now, with Paul McCartney over 70, and me just one year away from 64, it’s a different...

  • Rumor mill: 3 reasons why Paul McCartney is probably NOT converting to Judaism

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 28, 2011 | 1:47 pm

    This morning my inbox contained an email from Heeb magazine declaring: “Paul McCartney to convert.”  In light of his recent marriage to Jewess Nancy Shevell, a blog post on the magazine’s Website boasts, “Word on the street is that he promised the missus he’d become a Member of the...

  • McCartney attends Yom Kippur Services, Marries Next Day

    October 9, 2011 | 1:18 pm

    Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney reportedly spent the night before his wedding at Yom Kippur services.

    McCartney married Jewish-American heiress Nancy Shevell in London on Oct. 9. They reportedly attended Yom Kippur services and a break-fast at a local London synagogue, where Shevell, 51,...

  • Briefs: Israel apologizes to the Beatles, Europe commemorates the Holocaust

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Beatles, Shea Stadium, 1965
    Israel Apologizes to the Beatles

    Israel is trying to atone for a decision to bar a tour by the Beatles 43 years ago. Israel's ambassador to London, Ron Prosor, has written a letter to relatives of the late Beatles singer John Lennon and guitarist George...