Audio: Award Winning Broadway Composer Jerry Herman on Milk and Honey

Interview with award winning composer Jerry Herman on his Israel themed musical Milk and Honey.
1/9/2011, 5:11 PM

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Before Hello Dolly, before Mame, and even before the Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof, there was Milk and Honey, a musical about Israel starring Molly Picon. In this exclusive interview, Ben Bresky and Norman Bresky talk with Jerry Herman the composer and lyricist of the play about his thoughts on Israel today and his recent Kennedy Center Honors.
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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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