Shwekey on Cover of New Album
Shwekey on Cover of New Album Yochi Briskman

Famous Hassidic singer Yaakov Shwekey arrived in Israel for two days of concerts, in Jerusalem and in Rechovot. leaving for the airport right after the birth of his fourth child-a boy.  Israel National News TV met Shwekey after his Jerusalem concert and spoke with him about his music, the performances, his new album dedicated to Sephardic music, and his wife's and his activities for special-ed children.

The interview was hosted by the Papagaio restaurant in Jerusalem.
Shwekey found time on his short trip to visit Yeshivat Merkaz HaRav Kook, the flagship religious Zionist yeshiva in Jerusalem, and meet its Dean, Rabbi Yakov Shapria, shlita.