Who is Samy Elmaghribi?
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Jews singing in Arabic. Arabs singing in Hebrew. Religious right wing politicians joining Arab-Jewish parties. Moroccan music royalty. Today on Shtetl meet Avraham Burg: “Zionist aristocrat” or is he “anti-Zionist”? Discover the music of Samy Elmaghribi: a Moroccan legend who sang in the King’s palace, lived in Montreal, was buried here in Israel. Ideas from right, left and center. Music from Tel Aviv, Morocco, Israel & Palestine. Radio with heart from the holy moly land. Trying to keep all the stories of this place in one audio recorder. Israel & Palestine. Ze lo pashut. Not easy. Pas facile. But always interesting!
Music by Kid Loco, Lederhosen Lucil, Calexico, Samy Elmaghribi, Liz Maman & Luna Abu Nasser.