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, November 26, 2008

Craig Taubman's new Hanukkah concert

Former Disney songwriter Craig Taubman talk about his recent concert in Jerusalem and the new PBS Special "Lights! Celebrate Hanukkah Live in Concert" featuring top Jewish-American musicians. Plus music from RebbeSoul, Simchat Olam, Semantra, Shotey HaNevua, Menachem Herman, Darren Aronofsky's movie Pi and the CD give-away question of the week.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Interview with Jewish acapella group Kol Ish

New vocal group talks about their new album and benefit concert for terror victims.

Ayton Sanders of the new vocal group Kol Ish talks about their groups new album, the candle incident and why acapella harmonies are more interesting then instruments. Plus, a crazy Meah Shearim story, a forgotten movie clip, HaMadregot, Avremi Roth, and TACT All Stars.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Israeli Moroccan Groove, Election commercials & more

Interview with David "Dudu" Balilty, percussionist of Sound of the Ground and manager of the new Avram club in Jerusalem.

A collection of fun election jingles from Alexander Rozenbaum, Yisrael Beiteinu, Labor and Hazit.

Also great new tracks from Yisroel Williger, the Boombamela song, ITP, "Songs of the Bible", Boaz Mauda, Michael Vigoda, Tal and Merav Levi, and more.

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Thursday, November 06, 2008

Full length article on Sinai Tor

Hevron Singer Sinai Tor to Rebuild Home Destroyed by Police

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Sinai Tor on Police Violence and New Album

Hebron area musician Sinai Tor talks about last week's demolition of his home by Israeli police and why he's still feeling positive. He also discusses his new album Rising from the Sea which was written on the shores of the Mediterranean.

Interview with Aaron Dugan, guitarist for Matisyahu

Aaron Dugan talks to The Beat about how he met Matisyahu and his avante garde jazz projects. Songs from Matisyahu's new CD Shattered, exclusive live tracks and more.

Also, new music from jazz musician Daniel Zamir, Gush Etzion area singer Mordechai Yitzhar Baumol, You Turned Out to be a Humous by E-Z, Sephardic soul with Agadetah and Diwon's The Beat Guide to Yiddish.

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