Audio: Aryeh Naftaly, Grateful Dead & Making Aliyah

Aryeh Naftaly on the Grateful Dead tribute concert, making aliyah and faith in the Holy Land.
10/21/2009, 7:04 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Interview with Aryeh Naftaly and the Elevators on their new CD "Olim " about making aliyah, singing songs of Zion and their upcoming Grateful Dead tribute concert. Is 60's jam-band hippie music popular in Israel? Find out how Aryeh Naftaly's music led a couple to get married and hear stories of the Carlebach Moshav.

Plus, Blessings of Beauty, relaxing Jewish themed classical music from Laura Leon and Amy Ziegelbaum.

Also the Sephardic Hazzanut Project with Faraj Samra and Sephardic Jerusalem qanun music from Aaron Hai.

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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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