About Rob Tannenbaum

Rob Tannenbaum is one half of the pop duo Good for the Jews and a 2007 inductee into the Heeb 100.

Does Matisyahu Dislike (Other) Jewish Musicians?

By December 11, 2009

"I just wanna melt away in all Its grace, drift away to that sacred place where there’s no more you and me, no more they and we, just unity." – From "Unity," written by Trevor Hall and Matisyahu Does Matisyahu … Read More

Psst! Want a Free Ticket?

By September 22, 2009

I’ve got this band called Good For the Jews – we make Jewish music for people who hate Jewish music. I’ll get to the free ticket thing in a minute. Do you like to laugh? NPR called us "hilarious," the … Read More

“You Guys are Hilarious. Will You Sign My Forehead?”

By December 24, 2007

The forehead can't rank higher than seventh on the list of most popular body parts for rock bands to autograph (assuming that breasts count as two separate parts). But for Jews, the keppe is sacred, the font only of education … Read More

Nazi Confuses Comedy Band with Zionist Conspiracy

By December 17, 2007

Well, the Nazis have noticed us. Okay, not lots of Nazis, just one. We were finishing a soundcheck for our San Francisco show at the Great American Music Hall, the sixth of thirteen cities on the Good For The Jews … Read More

Good for the Jews Tour Diary: Midwest Express

By December 12, 2007

You might assume that the 454.7 mile drive from Cleveland to Milwaukee is boring. And if, as a result of that assumption, you failed to pay attention, then you would not notice the world’s largest fireworks warehouse in Fremont, Indiana, … Read More

Good for the Jews Tour Diary: Hello, Cleveland!

By December 10, 2007

In Cleveland for opening night of the Good For The Jews tour, we check into an Extended Stay Hotel, which we booked through Hotwire for $56 a night. Our room has one queen-sized bed. Switching to a room with twin … Read More

Good for the Jews Tour Diary: Clap Your Hands Say Hanukkah

By December 7, 2007

      Fourteen shows and fifteen sets in thirteen cities over eighteen nights. That's the exciting way I'll be spending Hanukkah and Christmas, on tour with my band, Good For The Jews. All thirteen cities have been carefully chosen … Read More