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January 13, 2014

Skan G.Zilbera dziesma “Leonora” (1985.g.)

Par komponistu Grigoriju Zilberu (dzimis Jēkabpilī, tagad dzīvo Izraēlā) mēs jau rakstījām:

https://ebrejukultura.lv/2013/06/26/композитор-из-крейцбурга/

Populāru G.Zilbera dziesmu “Leonora” dzied Žoržs Sīksna. Interesanti, ka Žorža Sīksnas vokālais pedagogs bija izcils Latvijas ebreju izcilsmes tenors Leonids Zahodņiks.

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January 13, 2014

J.R.R.Tolkien:”The dwarves remind of the Jews”

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, the author of  The Lord of the Rings, said during the 1971 interview: “I didn’t intend it, but when you’ve got these people on your hands, you’ve got to make them different, haven’t you? The dwarves of course are quite obviously, wouldn’t you say that in many ways they remind you of the Jews? Their words are Semitic, obviously, constructed to be Semitic. The hobbits are just rustic English people. ”

The article of Matt Lebovic “Are Tolkien’s dwarves an allegory for the Jews?”:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/are-tolkiens-dwarves-an-allegory-for-the-jews/