(JTA) – The British rocker and former Smiths frontman Morrissey has not one but two Jewish-themed songs on his forthcoming album, “Low in High School.”
Perhaps the more notable one is simply called “Israel” and offers a blunt rebuke of critics of the Jewish state.
“In other climes they bitch and whine/Just because you are not like them – Israel, Israel,” Morrissey sings on the album’s six-minute closing track, according to the Jewish Chronicle.
“And they who rain abuse upon you – they are jealous of you as well,” the 58-year-old Irish Catholic sings. [Read more…]