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  Av 24, 5770 , 04/08/10

Jerusalem Radio Station’s Jerry Garcia Tribute

An Israeli internet radio station is testament to the popularity of the music of the late Jerry Garcia, leader of the Grateful Dead in Israel. Radio Free Nachlaot, a Jerusalem based internet radio station is promoting a "Nine Days of Jerry" fundraiser. Former Americans who have made aliyah are broadcasting their thoughts on Israel, Judaism and their favorite band, indicating that such music is popular amongst segments of religious American-Israelis.

Radio Free Nachlaot described itself as "Shlomo Meets Jerry", a reference to Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, and broadcasts from Nachlaot, "Jerusalem's coolest neighborhood. “The fundraiser runs until August 9th.

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