Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Israel Hour: May 27, 2018

As we continue our retrospective of the history of Israeli music, we’re proud to bring you part 3 of our ’70 Years, 70 Songs’ series. This week, we feature songs from 1975 through 1993…and there are some great ones! Enjoy this walk down memory lane in honor of Israel’s 70th […]

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The Israel Hour: May 13, 2018

NETTA! NETTA! NETTA! We did it! Israel is the winner of Eurovision 2018 – bringing the popular singing contest to Jerusalem in 2019! This week, we celebrate this huge milestone together. Plus – it’s week #2 of ’70 Years, 70 Songs’, with one song per year, taking us from 1961 […]

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Go, Netta. Go!

Israel's Netta Barzilai performing 'Toy' in the first Eurovision 2018 semifinal, May 8, 2018.

Suddenly, Israel’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest is relevant once again. I say that because over the years, I’ve found that most Israelis I’ve spoken with couldn’t care less. With so much amazing culture surrounding you at all times, who really cares about one (usually bad) Israeli song competing […]

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The Israel Hour: May 6, 2018

Welcome to week #1 of Israel Hour Radio’s exclusive presentation of ’70 Years, 70 Songs’! All throughout the month of May, we’re continuing Israel’s 70th birthday celebration by presenting a special song from each of Israel’s 70 years of existence. This week: we take you from 1948 – 1960, with […]

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