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Love Israeli music? The Israel Hour plays all of your favorites each week. Listen to "The Israel Hour" online, anytime! Look for our Podcasts in the iTunes Music Store.

Love Israeli music? The Israel Hour plays all of your favorites each week. Listen to "The Israel Hour" online, anytime! Look for our Podcasts in the iTunes Music Store.
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Love Israeli music? The Israel Hour plays all of your favorites each week. Listen to "The Israel Hour" online, anytime! Look for our Podcasts in the iTunes Music Store.






The Israel Hour: October 22, 2017

Is it 2017...or 1987? This week, it's 'Totally 80s' on Israel Hour Radio, featuring the best Israeli music from the decade that brought us Pac Man, big hair, break dancing and Rubik's Cube. All songs (well, most anyway) guaranteed to make you smile. Did your favorite 80s song make our playlist?

Duration: 01:02:27

The Israel Hour: October 15, 2017

Israeli music + Fun = Israel Hour Radio! This week, we're celebrating 'renewal' as the holidays are behind us and the new year un-officially begins. You'll also hear red-hot songs by Dudu Aharon, Eden Ben-Zaken, Eli Botner and a very special duet from Rita and her daughter!

Duration: 00:58:27

The Israel Hour: October 8, 2017

Omer Adam, Mashina, Shlomo Artzi, Mosh Ben-Ari, Shiri Maimon, Shimon Buskila and several of their friends all welcome you to this week's edition of Israel Hour Radio...featuring a guest appearance by Wonder Woman Gal Gadot!

Duration: 01:02:31

The Israel Hour: October 1, 2017

Following several weeks of chagigot, countdowns and Shana Tova wishes, we're back to 'normal' on Israel Hour Radio. But there's still plenty of fun to be had! Enjoy new music by Idan Raichel, Rita, Lior Narkis and two of Israel's hottest teenage stars, hear our annual Yom Kippur tradition, and sing along to songs you know and love!

Duration: 01:05:36

The Israel Hour: September 24, 2017

Our first show of the year is always one of our favorites. This week, we look back at the best Israeli music of 5777, as selected by listeners of Kaan Gimmel Radio in Israel. Join us as we count down the top 14 songs of 5777! Did your favorite song make the list?

Duration: 01:08:29

The Israel Hour: September 17, 2017

It's that time again...time to reflect on the year that's passed and express our hopes and dreams for the year ahead. Music has a way of expressing exactly what we're all feeling this time of year. Our last show of 5777 features our favorite 'songs of the season'...with our very best wishes for a Shana Tova!

Duration: 01:05:11

The Israel Hour: September 10. 2017

An action-packed episode, to say the least! This week, an exclusive interview with Yonina, the adorable Israeli husband and wife team that have become viral YouTube incredible new music from Omer Adam, Shiri Maimon, Shlomi Shabbat, Idan Raichel and many, many more! Don't miss this one!

Duration: 01:00:46

The Israel Hour: September 3. 2017

We conclude our August Chagigot with a celebration of longevity, paying tribute to artists who have been on the Israeli music scene for many years. We'll listen to their first hit as well as their most recent, while marveling at their musical maturity over the years. Did your favorite legendary artist make our list?

Duration: 01:03:18

The Israel Hour: August 27, 2017

Here's a topic we've never covered before: 'one-hit-wonders'...songs by an artist who enjoyed tremendous fame and fortune with one song, but could never duplicate their success later in their careers. In other words, you probably know the song, but you may not know the artist. Tune in and uncover some musical gems!

Duration: 00:58:23

The Israel Hour: August 20, 2017

Sometimes the journey is as exciting as the destination. That's certainly the case this week, on our Chagigat Shirie Masa - songs of the journey! Join us for 60 minutes of songs about traveling, journeying, wandering, and meandering down the path of life.

Duration: 00:58:23

The Israel Hour: August 13, 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to our 2017 August Chagigot! We kick things off with a bang this week, with our "Chagigat Shirei Chagiga" - an amazing collection of FUN songs with the words "chagiga" or "messiba" in the title. Tune in and get ready to PARTY!

Duration: 01:01:09

The Israel Hour: July 30, 2017

On this week before Tisha B'av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, we comfort ourselves with a selection of Shirei Eretz Yisrael, beautiful songs of Israel. What song best expresses your love for Israel? Plus - a sad farewell to Amir Fryszer Guttman.

Duration: 00:59:24

The Israel Hour: July 23, 2017

Ready for RAMI? The talented Mr. Kleinstein is our special guest this week, telling us about the latest addtion to his family, his musical career, his upcoming shows in the US, and more! Plus, of course, the very best in Israeli music, with new songs from Eyal Golan, Hatikvah 6, Cafe Shachor Chazak and more of your favorites!

Duration: 01:03:09

The Israel Hour: July 16, 2017

Sad to be back from Israel, happy to be back in the studio with GREAT Israeli music! This week, Rami Kleinstein, Eliad, Miri Messika, Harel Skaat, David Broza, Muki and many more!

Duration: 00:59:29

The Israel Hour: July 2, 2017

Mairov and Josh are broadcasting from ISRAEL! They've been compiling an amazing collection of HOT new music since they've arrived, and are excited to share it all with you! What's been blaring on radios throughout the country this week? Tune in and find out!

Duration: 01:02:43

The Israel Hour: June 11, 2017

It's official. We've discovered Israel's 'Song of the Summer' 2017, performed (of course) by Static and Ben-El Tavori. It's just a hunch, but we have a feeling you'll be hearing it EVERYWHERE, including this week on Israel Hour Radio. ALSO, new music by Avraham Tal, Jane Bordeaux and a great new song by Chanan Ben-Ari. Join us for the music, stay for the FUN!

Duration: 00:55:28

The Israel Hour: May 28, 2017

Chag Sameach! We're celebrating Yom Yerushalayim this week, marking 50 years (!) since the miraculous reunification of Jerusalem as part of the Six Day War. How do we celebrate? With music, of course! Join us for more than an hour of Shirei Yerushalayim, old and new.

Duration: 01:08:39

The Israel Hour: May 21, 2017

It's been a busy week in the world of Israeli broadcasting, with the closing of the Israel Broadcasting Authority. But WE were most concerned about the future of Reshet Gimmel, our favorite Israeli music station in Israel. This week, Josh explains the entire situation. Plus - tons of your favorite Israeli music...and is it the end of the Eurovision for Israel?

Duration: 01:03:55

The Israel Hour: May 7, 2017

As we continue to recover from a euphoric Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel Hour Radio returns with the soundtrack for your week. This time: music from Static and Ben-El Tavori, Sarit Hadad, Ethnix and more...a great new collaboration between Dudu Aharon and Lior Narkis...a final look at our Eurovision entry...and a new Idan Raichel song which is NOT sung by Idan Raichel. You'll love every minute!

Duration: 01:00:56

The Israel Hour: April 30, 2017

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ISRAEL! We're celebrating Israel's 69th in the only way we know playing the amazing patriotic Israeli music that you know and love! You'll fall in love with Israel all over again with our annual blue and white, flag-waving, music-filled, falafel-scented, "ein-li-eretz-acheret" themed YOM HA'ATZMAUT spectacular! Plus - we speak with Mishy Harman, host of the amazing "Israel Story" we learn the story of those telling the stories of the people of Israel....

Duration: 01:19:35

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