Audio: Matisyahu, what happened?

Jewish singer Matisyahu appeared onstage for the first time since shaving his trademark beard.
12/20/2011, 11:00 PM

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When Matisyahu, the 32-year-old Chasidic reggae superstar, appeared onstage for the first time since shaving his trademark beard, no one in the audience at the Boulder Theater seemed surprised. Ray and Adam discuss the question of how and why do people turn their back on HaShem.

Ray and Adam also welcome Rabbi David Katz to the show who gives Noahide Nations listeners a teaching on Where does Shem really come from? Shem was the son of Noah: A righteous Man the son of a righteous Man...But what does the name Noah really mean? And what is the connection with both of the given Blessings within their names? How does Noah and Shem fit into the tapestry of today's world and did they have insight? Find out these answers and more, as Shem introduces us to the origins of Hebrew and Torah.

For a full article with videos of Matisyahu's latest performance click here.

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Ira Michaelson and Rod Bryant are the former hosts of the popular Beyond the Matrix radio show. They have joined the Arutz Sheva – Israel National Radio team to be able to further their message of truth to the global audience. Ira Michaelson is the outreach coordinator for Jews for Judaism – East and Rod Bryant Director of Education and Counseling for Netiv, Torah study center. He is a former Christian minister, now a Noahide, who advocates Torah-based principles. Join the pair as they discuss burning issues for Bnei Noach and the world and invite provocative and thought provoking guests which will be a light unto the nations. A Light to the Nations airs every Tuesday at 1:00 a.m. US eastern time / Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio
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