Audio: Meet the Young Israelis Reviving Jerusalem on Tu Bishvat

Gazelle Valley is Israel's new urban green space brightening up a blighted neighborhood. Plus Tu Bishvat music.
1/16/2014, 7:33 AM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Get your hands dirty as Israel Beat takes you to Gazelle Valley, a new urban park in Jerusalem to meet with the young volunteers who are reviving the land by planting trees. Meet Rotem, a young sherut leumi worker who protects the gazelles from jackals, and Rabbi Shaul Judelman who discusses the history of the low income Tzomet Pat neighborhood and the spiritual and environmental significance of Tu Bishvat. 

Plus, great Tu Bishvat music including Naomi Shemer, Lehakat Hanachal, Itzik Manger, Shuli Rand, Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, the Beatles, Pavel Roytman, Dibbukim, Rami Fortis, and more.

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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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