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Matisyahu talks about G-d, Jamaica, Jerusalem, Chabad, his new CD "Light " and his tour in Israel.
9/30/2009, 9:00 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Ben Bresky and Yishai Fleisher interview Matisyahu on his upcoming tour in Israel to support his new disc, Light. Hear this hasidic reggae superstar talk about his new musical style and lyrics based on Jewish spirituality. Plus hot new Israeli music from Piamenta, "We Ate Bamba and Drank Cola " by Natan Saban, Shmemel, ethnic middle eastern grooves from Sheva, and klezmer from Chilik Frank and Naor Carmi. For full text interview click here.

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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