The Kabbalah of Bob Dylan Coming to Isabella Freedman on Dec 2, 2012

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

As part of the three-day retreat, “Blues for Challah: Second Set,” a “Grateful Dead Shabbaton” at Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, Conn., Seth Rogovoy will present his multimedia program, “The Kabbalah of Bob Dylan,” based on his book, Bob Dylan: Prophet Mystic Poet, on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at 10:30 a.m.

Seth’s program explores the rich, hidden (and not-so-hidden) Jewish themes infusing the life and work of Bob Dylan. Through recorded and live music, video, slides, lyrics, and spoken word, Seth traces the influence Dylan’s Jewish upbringing and lifelong studies of Torah, Talmud and Jewish mysticism on such well-known songs as “Blowin’ in the Wind,” “All Along the Watchtower,” and “Thunder on the Mountain.”

The Second Annual Grateful Dead Shabbaton at Isabella Freedman takes place on Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 2, 2012. Registration information here.