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

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Mix show with Piamenta, Itzhik Shamli, Avishai Cohen & more

The 1940's Irgun underground song Alei Barakadot by Michael Ashbel is in the news. Find out why. Also new songs from jazz master Avishai Cohen, Yosi Piamenta and the Heavenly Jams Band, Itzik Shamli, Binyamin File, Tor Marquis, Passover metal from Amaseffer, Dov Shurin's ode to Gush Katif, and Menashe Neshama from the Jewish community of India.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Israeli Mash-up DJs Soulico mix Hip-Hop with Mizrachi

Interview with Eyal Rob and Sabbo of the Soulico crew on their new Archeology mixtape which mashes up Carlebach disco, Albert Piamenta, Uncle Moishy and a crazy array of forgotten Israeli 70s funk gems. Hear about their hip-hop tracks with Ethiopian -Yemenite rappers Axum and their US tour with Jdub Records. Also, brand new tracks from Yeedle, Chaim Israel, Mati Shriki and Yosef Karduner.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Benzion Lehrer - Live Acoustic Spiritual Folk-rock

Rabbi, health consultant for the "Daniel Diet" and musician Benzion Lehrer of Jerusalem's Old City performs live the the studio. Benzion talks about his band Returning Light and their new album Come Home which includes a rock song in English about shmita. Plus a discussion on combining spirituality with physical beauty.