Israeli Music

Hava Nagila’s Long, Strange Trip

The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.

Chava Alberstein: Multilingual Folkie

In Hebrew, English and Yiddish, this legendary Israeli singer has created an unparalleled body of music.

Jewish Music 101

Music has been a part of Jewish life since biblical times, and remains integral to Jewish religious and cultural experiences.

Israeli Folk Music

The music and lyrics expressed the dreams of a new nation.

Israeli Music

In many ways, the history of Israeli music reflects the broad struggles of this young country.

Ethiopian-Israeli Pop Music

Ethiopian-inspired music has hit the big time in Israel.

The Politics of Israeli Popular Music

In Israel, even the musical is political.

Israeli Popular Music

A unique sound emanating from a unique place