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Audio: Yehuda Leuchter - From Aharit Hayamim to Goat Herding Musician

He tends goats by day and rocks out at night. Yehuda Leuchter explains crowdsourcing and the future of Aharit Hayamim.
8/26/2013, 10:23 AM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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An interview with Yehuda Leuchter on his forthcoming debut solo album. Yehuda talks about his days with the legendary Jerusalem world beat street band from the 2000s Aharit Hayamim and its fabled festival in Gush Etzion. Hear about his new solo material and the modern way to release a CD using the Israeli crowdsourcing website Headstart. Plus, how do you make goat cheese? Yehuda knows, because inbetween jamming out, he tends his flock in his native rural Judean hills.

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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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