Monthly Archives: July 2018

Israel Hour Radio: July 29, 2018

Songs of Love: July 29, 2018

In honor of Tu B’av, the Israeli festival of love, we proudly present a steamy collection of your favorite Israeli love songs … the cheesier, the better! Featuring music by Eyal Golan, Rami Kleinstein, Idan Raichel, Moshe Peretz, David Broza and many others. Tune in and listen with someone you […]

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“Avoid Evil, and Do Good”

“Mi Ha’ish” … words from the Psalms, originally composed and recorded by American Orthodox Group “The Rabbis’s Sons” in 1977, later recorded and widely performed by Chava Alberstein, and now covered by Dana International  along with the Ra’anana Symphony Orchestra to promote the upcoming Pride Parade in Jerusalem. Quite a musical journey!

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5 Cheesy Israeli Love Songs to Make Your Tu B’av Sizzle

5 Cheesy Israeli Love Songs To Make Your Tu B'av Sizzle

Looking for the equivalent of an American “Hallmark holiday” in Israel? You’ve found it. Tu B’av (aka the “Jewish Sadie Hawkins Day”) has taken on a whole new life in recent years, when some quick-thinking restaurant-owner realized he could quadruple his business on one night by creating a “Jewish” Valentine’s Day. I […]

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The “Greatest” Version of “A Million Dreams”?

Yonina - A Million Dreams

  Israeli YouTube celebrities, the adorable husband-and-wife team “Yonina”, released this beautiful version of “A Million Dreams” from “The Greatest Showman”. Like it? From their Facebook page: “After seeing #thegreatestshowman, this song was stuck in our heads for days. Had so much fun covering it.”

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Israel Hour Radio: July 22, 2018

July 22, 2018: Songs of Jerusalem

Originally broadcast on the morning of Tisha B’av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, Israel Hour Radio presents a inspiring collection of songs celebrating the capital city of Jerusalem – a city very much in our thoughts on this special day. You’ll also hear the fascinating story behind ‘Yerushalayim […]

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Israel Hour Radio: July 15, 2018

Songs of Summer - July 15, 2018

Who doesn’t love summer? Apparently Israeli singers do, judging by the large number of Israeli summer songs out there. This week, we present the ultimate summer soundtrack…a collection of incredible Israeli songs celebrating ‘kayitz’ in Israel! It’s the perfect episode to take along to your next trip to the beach. […]

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Israel Hour Radio: July 8, 2018

Israel Hour Radio - July 8, 2018

Catching you up on the latest and greatest in Israeli music, including new tunes from Moshe Peretz, Eyal Golan, Shiri Maimon, Static and Ben-El Tavori, Sarit Hadad and many more! Plus – news on Amazon in Israel, Koolulam in Jerusalem, August Chagigot in New Jersey, and Netta Barzilay’s ‘Toy’ in […]

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