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 25, 2009

Ben Epstein of Aspaklaria - New Tunes for Levite Psalms

Ben Epstein of Aspaklaria talks about his new album Shirei HaLeviim, a collection of chilled out rock songs based on the Songs of the Day. Hear about his passion for aliyah and why he took supposedly mundane psalms and turned them into groovy new tunes.

Plus, David Levy a.k.a. Omen X talks about his background as a Jewish Afro-Caribbean from England living in Israel seeking to mix Torah and rock.

Also, Hanukkah Gone Metal, Shlomo Carlebach, Para Aduma and more.