Kansas City Faith Community Newspaper Notes Longstanding Beef With Bob Dylan

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"The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle first mentioned Dylan in 1971, nearly a decade after he first appeared on the folk music scene in Greenwich Village in New York City. On June 4, 1971, The Chronicle published a Listening Post item with a photo of Dylan adjusting his kippah at the Kotel in Jerusalem, followed by two more articles later in the year about Dylan’s relationship with his Jewish identity. In 1973, The Chronicle reported that Dylan was considering making aliyah to Israel.

"According to The Chronicle archives, Dylan has been mentioned more than 100 times since then, mostly being used as an example of either a Jewish role model or a celebrity who strayed from Judaism, depending on the decade."

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