A. This is simply a matter of sensitivity. There are no Jewish laws prohibiting his music, but for those who suffered through the Holocaust and saw their loves ones go to their death while Wagner’s music was played by their murderers, it is simply unthinkable and painful to listen to. This is why Wagner’s music was never played in Israel, until in recently, and even then only in selected circumstances. You’re lucky to have escaped Europe in 1939, but that may explain it, you were not personally and directly exposed to this horrific use of this music.