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Phish frontman Trey Anastasio playing solo at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C. (Photo/Andrea Z. Nusinov)

Jewish Phish fans swim in their own holy waters

Every so often, Phish will play “Avinu Malkeinu” at one of their concerts. Sometimes it’s months between the band’s renditions. Sometimes it’s years. “Avinu Malkeinu” is a classic Jewish prayer that is chanted with a hauntingly beautiful melody. Its somber words express submission, service and dedication to God. When Phish plays the prayer, the rock…
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