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

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Political Folk with David Orbach

David and Rachael Orbach, organizers of the Jerusalem Folk Club perform live in the studio and discuss their songs Don't Divide Jerusalem and Who Killed Yitzchak Rabin. David discusses his family's journey from China to Belgium to the United States and finally to Israel. Rachael performs on harmonica, saxophone, flute and clarinet. Plus, music, healing and the Rambam. For more info visit

Thursday, February 21, 2008

East Meets West in Israeli Ethnic Music

Guest co-host Sally Zahav discusses the mix of middle-eastern music and modern pop in such bands as Hamadregot and HaLeviim. Plus new releases and classic from:

Itzik Orlev,
SHI 360,
Meira Warshauer,
David "Harpo" Abramson

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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Matt Bar - Bible Raps - Live Performance and Interview

Matt Bar talks about his Bible Raps project in which he takes stories from the Torah and sets them to hip-hop.

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