Audio: The Secret Israeli Burial Site of Esther and Mordechai

Travel to Israel's north for a little known ancient grave of the Purim story's heroes.
3/3/2009, 7:20 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Meir the tour guide from tells us the story of his trip to the secret Israeli burial site of Esther and Morechai.

Plus awesome Purim music from some great Jewish musicians such as Ehud Banai, Shlomo Carlebach, Rabbi Michael Twerski, Ruach, Dov Shurin, Haverim Shiron Purim, Michael Soerah and some exotic Purim melodies from the Jewish communities of Greece, Georgia, Persia and Tunis.

Also, Tzina from the Virtual Studio tells us her favorite Purim story and listener submitted poetry continues with Shifra.

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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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