Israel Beat travels to the heart of Jerusalem to meet young, Israeli poet Michaela Lamdan who recites some of her work and discusses the vibrant scene taking place amongst young Israelis. What is "action painting"? What is the dynamic between the religious and secular Israeli communities? Who was Zelda the poet and what was her relationship to the Lubavitch movement? Find out in this intriguing program.
Plus, in the second half, listen to some of the countless songs that have been released about newly freed IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. From Avraham Fried, to Arik Einstein to hip-hop, Israelis are discussing the Shalit situation.