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Audio: Shtar - New Yeshiva Hip-Hop Band

Yeshiva rappers Shtar mix guitars, Hip-hop. The Midnight Rabbi talks about the Complete Unity Concert.
5/2/2010, 11:26 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Interview with members of the new yeshiva hip-hop group Shtar. Hear how one of their members gave up a record contract in London to move to Israel and another member stuck to rapping because his rabbi told him to.
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Plus, Rabbi Eli Goldsmith "the midnight rabbi " talks about the upcoming Complete Unity Concert on May 8th featuring Shtar, Aharit Hayamim Hai, Sam Fisher & Psychologix, Mendy Portnoy, Danny Raphael, JudaBlue and more young, up-and-coming bands.

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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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