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Sunday, June 27, 2010

Yeshiva Hip-Hop Band "Shtar" Releases New CD

Ori M’Ori gave up rapping after he started attending yeshiva in Jerusalem. But it was a rabbi who encouraged him to continue. "He said it was a chillul Hashem, a desecration of G-d's name for me to stop rapping," said M’Ori. The young musician now raps Jewish inspired lyrics with Shtar, who have just released their debut CD.

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