Israeli music Archive

Shlomi Shabat – Live

Shlomi Shabat is an Israeli vocalist who sings in the Mizrahi style. He was born in Israel to a family that immigrated from Turkey. He sings in Hebrew, Turkish, and Spanish. The following is a collection of …

Israeli Folk Dance (ריקודי עם)

By Gideon This article is dedicate to Steve  Weissman the Israeli folk dance instructor of Boca Raton, Florida, who has so much patience and talent that even I, a person with almost no talent for dancing, learned …

Great Israeli Songs by Yehuda Poliker

Yehuda Poliker  is an Israeli singer, songwriter, musician, and painter.  He composes in a variety of styles on subjects relating to Israeli society. With his powerful vocals and dynamic stage persona, Yehuda Poliker has been a …

What Israeli soldiers are singing about?

by Gideon A lot can be learned about a nation and its values by the type of songs its soldiers sing. There are countries where soldiers sing songs about defeating enemies, glorious victories, or about the next …

Israeli Mizrahi (Oriental) Music

By Gideon The transformation  of the European influenced traditional Israeli music, and of the Middle Eastern influenced Mizrachi Israeli music, into an all inclusive “Israeli Music” symbolizes the transformation of the Israeli society from a society of new immigrants  into …

Israeli music

Israeli music is as diverse as the Jewish people.  Jews brought with them to Israel their music  from all over the world, where it was absorbed, reinterpreted, and reinvented as a unique  and distinctive musical culture. Israeli music is influenced by …