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

Monday, March 22, 2010

Hasidic Hip Hop Beats with ProdEzra

Interview with ProdEzra on his "beats l'shem shamayim, " hip-hop mixed with hasidic themes. Hear about how a Jerusalem yeshiva inspired him and how an old time singer Eli Lipsker offered his voice for hip-hop samples.

Plus great new music from Tzfat based singer Meir Chaim, Jewish jazz with Eugene Marlow's Heritage Ensemble, newcomer Gili Shushan, hasidic star Lipa Schmeltzer and mizrachi star Kobi Peretz.

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Torah Outreach at Boombamela Festival

Passover synagogue services at a beach festival? Michael Golomb talks about spreading Jewish spirituality at Boombamela talks about spreading Jewish spirituality at Boombamela.

Jerusalem based stand-up comic Eli Newman talks about how Americans speak Hebrew and other idiosyncracies.

Plus music by Avraham Fried, the Moshav Band, Lior Kaminetsky, Majuda, Prodezra, and Agadetah.

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Friday, March 12, 2010

Hassidic Singer Shloime Gertner

Hassidic singer Shloime Gertner has arrived in Israel in honor of his new album Say Asay. Arutz Sheva TV's Yoni Kempinski met Gertener and discussed his new album, his "feeling of purpose " while on stage, and the unique song he wrote in his previous album dedicated to his special daughter.

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Plus, an interview with Jeff Seidel on his Jewish Student Infomation Center which brings American college stduenst to Israel. Also, hot new Israeli music: Dudu Fisher sings the Klezmatics, teen Mizrachi star Meydad Tasa, Benny Friedman, Shai Gabso and the Mirrors, and DJ Dalit Eizner.