Do you hate nationalism? You’ll be even more disgusted by it after you watch artist Natali Cohen Vaxberg’s “Shit Instead of Blood” video. It’s political satire but the Israeli government is not laughing.
A TelAviv – Istanbul Music fest, a Jerusalem basement for klezmer & revolution, South Tel Aviv, the spiritual miracle of hemorrhoid cream, a dance Marathon and great music on Shtetl Middle East.
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Tagged Aharona Israel, art, Avrum Burstein, Dance, Israel, Istanbul, Joseph Dadoune, klezmer, music, Palestine, Sound Ports, Turkey
Who are the Hebrew Israelites? Etai Darway left the community and works as a DJ in Tel Aviv. The Israelites followed their leader from the U.S. to Africa, then to the “Promised Land”. Lotsa funky tunes on the show!
Celebrate Hanuka with a radio roadtrip to the hamam in Ramallah. Plus an interview with Persian Israeli director Yuval Delshad about his award-winning Farsi drama Baba Joon.
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Tagged Baba Joon, film, hamam, Iran, Israel, Jewish, Muslim, Palestine, Persia, Ramallah, Yuval Delshad
In the Holy Land even pop covers are political. Tune in to Shtetl to find out about The Lorde Diaries; a musical pop journey in Hebrew, Russian, Arabic, Yiddish and French.
Gershon Baskin has been at the forefront of Arab/Jewish relations in Israel for over 30 years. On this episode we hear his take on the current wave of violence in Jerusalem and his perspective on peace in the region.
Listen to the sounds of Yom Kippur with singer Victoria Hanna in Jerusalem. Sit with Sudanese refugee Anwar Suleiman in Tel Aviv & enjoy some tunes to get you into the New Year-atonement mood.
ShazamFest! Music, burlesque, wrestling and camping in the Quebec countryside. Meet Ziv the founder of this quirky 10 yr-old event. And Corey Silverberg talks about talking sex with kids.
Mazel Tov, Mis Amigos! It’s the Shtetl summer music show. Tune in for Yiddish mambo, Yemenite funk, African American-Yiddish crossover music, Ethiopian reggae, Emily Dickinson music poetry, Davendra Bandhart‘s Shabop Shalom love song to Natalie Portman, a Jewish wife’s trip …
Arab-Israeli author Sayed Kashua is on today’s episode of Shtetl on the Shortwave. Kashua writes the story of being Arab and Palestinian and trying to get by in a Jewish state.