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Jtube: Matisyahu

Jtube: Matisyahu

Is it good or bad for the Jews to have someone who is so outwardly religious involved in secular culture?

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Published: July 28, 2007


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Visitor Comments: 131

(131) DG, April 26, 2013 10:10 PM

He is'nt bad (please don't send anything to the address)

I don't think he really acts so jewish but it isn't horrible to have a guy like him out there.

(130) Anonymous, April 7, 2013 4:10 PM

go mattisyahu!

what the heck! whats the question about this rapper? who is AWESOME btw! just because he's not avraham fried or baruch levine doesnt mean that jewish teens who are a bit more lively cant listen to cool reggae! for G-d's sake lets all get a life and not diss people like mattisyahu!

(129) Becky Schreiber, January 2, 2012 1:42 AM

Makes you Wonder...

With the latest news... It makes you wonder if one person in the limelight that was doing something that was so Awesomely different and shocking had a positive or negative effect.... After all is said and done. It is a huge responsibility!!!!

(128) mark, June 3, 2010 12:33 AM

he just played with infected mushrooms in ny!! hes awesome!!

(127) Anonymous, December 21, 2009 10:52 PM

zemer yevani

He may be a very talented musician, artist and performer, however, music is something that originates in one's heart. Therefore, a jewish heart sings (in it's natural state) songs that 'feel', if you may, jewish. Each nation carries their own tune and sings their own song. Therefore the question isn't so much "is there a problem with a jewish singer in the secular world", rather "is it a breach of the representation of Jewish heart?" Jewish music needs to sound and feel Jewish in order to be Jewish.

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