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

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Interview with Shlomo Gronich on New Biblically Inspired Album

Veteran Israeli singer Shlomo Gronich's new passion is Jewish prayers and psalms which make up the lyrics of his new album Journey to the Source. Famous for his work with the Ethiopian children's Sheba Choir, he talks about the exciting project which includes Gad Elbaz, David Broza and others. Plus, his new single for Israel's 60th with Lawrence Dermer of Gloria Estefan fame. Also, hits from Aaron Razel, Avraham Fried and Daniel Zamir. And don't forget to guess our CD giveaway question of the week!

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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Lag BaOmer, 8th Day, Bat Ayin and More

A mix of Lag BaOmer music featuring the Bat Ayin Band, Moshe "Moussa" Berlin, Nir Moskowitz, Dudu Deri and Benny Elbaz. Plus new hits from The Rif, Eliakim Benenstock, 8th Day, Regev Hod, Danny Robas, Sense and Yehuda Poliker.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Milk and Honey, a Broadway Musical about Israel

Excerpts from Milk and Honey, a 1960s Broadway musical about Israel. Also, klezmer comedian Mickey Katz inspired African-American jazz musician Don Byron. Katz son, Joel Grey played in Cabaret, a play about Germany pre-WWII. Plus hits from Sinai Tor, Shotei Hanevuah and Sheva. With special guest host Norm Bresky.

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Thursday, May 08, 2008

Songs Every Israeli Knows

An Israel Independence Day Special featuring a mix of mostly modern Israeli hits from Idan Reichel, Rabbi Shlomo Katz, Mordechai Ben David, Naomi Shemer, Dov Shurin, Ofra Haza, Gaya, Yosef Karduner, Arcadi Duchin, Hemi Rodner, Eyal Golan, Subliminal, the Gevatron, and Shuli Natan. Plus our CD giveaway question of the week.