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Audio: Boombamela Beach Bar Mitzvah

A 33-year-old has his bar mitzvah at a festival and more stories.
4/11/2010, 8:48 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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A report from the Boombamela festival and how secular Israeli youth interact with Beit Chabad and Kfar Tefillah. Hear from festival organizers and their acceptance of Torah services and from rabbis and their acceptance of teenagers worshippers in shorts and sandals. Plus, the story of how the Boombamela producer had his bar mitzvah in the sand. For full length article and photo essay 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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