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, August 26, 2009

Secret of Shabbat with Yerachmiel 'Rocky' Zeigler & Aaron Razel

Interview and acoustic performance from Aaron Razel and Yerachmiel Zeigler on their new CD The Secret of Shabbat influenced by the flavor of Jerusalem's Nachlaot neighborhood. Aaron and Rocky talk about cholent, dancing in the shuk, and working together on great songs.

Plus an interview with Rabbi Itzchak Marmorstein on his new Israeli tour of Rabbi Kook Jazz Poetry.

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Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Interview with Jewish Rapper Eprhyme

"The stone was pushed off the well, mother waters from below surged and I left with a deep yearning and desire to reconnected to my Jewish roots." So says Eprhyme in an interview on The Beat. The musician talks about his new CD Wayworldwonderwall which combines punk, klezmer, rap and kabbalah. He also talks about the Darshan project with singer Shir Yaakov, his hip-hop Chad Gadya at the Downtown Seder and his religious revelation of a distant mountaintop.

Plus great Israeli music from Aharit Hayamim Hai, Shlomo Bar & Habrera Hativit, Teapacks, Fishy HaGadol, and Daniel Zamir.

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