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Audio: Jazz Musician Daniel Zamir's Journey to Judaism

Interview with jazz virtuoso Daniel Zamir on new CD, Gilad Shalit and his return to spirituality.
5/19/2009, 11:52 PM

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Jazz saxophonist Daniel Zamir talks about his innovative new CD including a unique vocal version of Hatikva and a tribute to kidnapped IDF soldier Gilad Shalit. How did this secular Tel Aviv musician living in New York become a religious Chabadnik living in Jerusalem? What is the crazy Matisyahu mikvah story? Find out in this podcast. Plus, Black Sabbath, Lauryn Hill and other non-Jewish musicians celebrate Jerusalem in The Beat Jerusalem Mega Mix for Yom Yerushalayim.

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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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