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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

When Barbra Streisand asked Bob Dylan to make a record together

When Barbra Streisand asked Bob Dylan to make a record together

ZACHARY SOLOMON, JTA August 28, 2021

Jewish fantasies everywhere came true last year when a handwritten card from Barbra Streisand to Bob Dylan was uncovered in the Dylan Archive, a trove of 6,000 pieces of his paraphernalia. The archive, which was jointly bought by the George Kaiser...

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‘Funny Girl’ and Barbra Streisand’s insatiable Jewish hunger

Gabrielle Hoyt April 20, 2021

(Originally published by Alma) When Barbra-Streisand-as-Fanny-Brice enters the scene of her deflowerment in Funny Girl, she can’t keep her clothes on. Compelled by the throbbing power of vermillion walls, plush curtains, suggestive female statues,...

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