39: Mixtape Part IV – War, Peace and Bumper Stickers

39: Mixtape Part IV – War, Peace and Bumper Stickers

Episode Info In our season finale, we explore two songs that – perhaps more than any others – capture the complex and intermingled nature of Israeli society: A military band’s hit that, in its afterlife, became an anthem for peace, and a rap tune...
38: Mixtape Part III – Eastward Bound

38: Mixtape Part III – Eastward Bound

Episode Info In a music scene dominated by Ashkenazi culture, Mizrahi singers had to patiently pave their way to the Israeli mainstream one song at a time. In Part III of our miniseries, we meet two Yemenite trailblazers, who took very different approaches to their...
37: Mixtape Part II – Iron and Gold

37: Mixtape Part II – Iron and Gold

Episode Info Our musical journey through the intricacies of Israeli society continues. And this time we explore a song that, ever since the dramatic month that forever changed Israeli history, has become the country’s soundtrack: “Jerusalem of Gold.”...
36: Mixtape Part I – Our Hope?

36: Mixtape Part I – Our Hope?

Episode Info Welcome to ‘Mixtape,’ our very first mini-series. Over the course of the next four episodes, we will go on a musical journey through anthems, songs of yearning, of war, of peace, and hear the stories behind some of Israel’s most iconic...
35: Whither Thou Goest

35: Whither Thou Goest

Episode Info Ruth the Moabite said she’d follow her mother-in-law, Naomi, anywhere. That blind devotion has since made her an enduring symbol of loyalty, faith and determination. And, just in time for our smorgasbord of cheesecakes, lasagnas and blintzes, we...
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