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 10, 2010

Ethiopian Jewish Israeli Music for Sigd

Coverage of the Sigd celebration in Jerusalem. Dr. Avraham Neguise of the organzation South Wing to Zion talks about the history of the holiday. Aviv Melese talks about his CD and the music of the masenqo instrument. Shoshana Ben Dor of the North America Conference on Ethiopian Jewry talks about preserving the prayers of the Gez language. Research student Lior Golgher discusses why the heritage of Ethiopian Jewry is really the heritage of all Jewish people. Plus music from Zemene, Liturgies Juives D'Ethiopie, Malca, Idan Raichel, and more.

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