Down With Love


It’s Tu B’Av today, the Jewish Valentine’s Day, and in keeping with what seems, to me anyway, as a mounting insurrection against our gauzy, Hollywood-inspired notions of romance (see here and here), the folks over at Tablet have decided to give the warriors a Jewish soundtrack. Here’s the top 5 of their top 10 Jewish breakup songs (click here for the rest):

Paul Simon: 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover

Leonard Cohen: Famous Blue Raincoat

Bob Dylan: Idiot Wind

Adam Sandler: Somebody Kill Me

Gene Ween (aka Aaron Freeman): Baby Bitch (I love this song, but warning for explicit lyrics)

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