Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast

The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviews the latest Israeli and Jewish artists and covers a wide range of styles from Carlebach, cantorial, klezmer, Israeli trance, Mizrachi, rock, Sephardic, hasidic and everything in between. Past interviews have included Matisyahu, Avraham Fried, and Miri Ben-Ari. IsraelBeat broadcasts live every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Israel time on

Monday, December 17, 2007

Klezmer World Fusion with Brian Bender

What happens when a world music musician gets in touch with his Jewish roots? Find out in this interview with Brian Bender as he discusses his new band Little Shop of Horas which combines klezmer and Jewish tunes with African, samba, Latin and other sounds.

Plus new hits from Yishai Lapidot, Shimon Bouskilla, Lawrence Dermer and Neshama Carlebach. And don't forget our funny CD-giveaway question.