One-third of the legendary Peter, Paul & Mary, the folk icon and political activist has reinvented himself by authoring children’s books that draw on egalitarian themes.
Peter Yarrow’s children’s concert at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at UCLA on April 26 took a turn for the political when Yarrow’s between-songs banter focused on the plight of Palestinian children.
Back in the social-action heyday of the 1960s, tikkun olam was everyone's favorite mitzvah.
Back in the social-action heydey of the 1960s, tikkun olam was everyone's favorite mitzvah. Repairing the world was hip, and folk anthems such as "Times They Are a Changin'" were as de rigueur around Jewish campfires as that ditty about animals boarding Noah's ark two by two.