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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: 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

The Israel Hour: April 9, 2017

Ah, Passover...the most wonderful time of the year...right? Ready or not, it's that time again. We celebrate with a selection of great Pesach music, plus the hottest songs in the land. Can you think of a better way to celebrate the season?

Duration: 01:00:02

The Israel Hour: March 26, 2017

Where can you find all of Israel's biggest musical celebrities in one place? You've found it. The soundtrack to your week includes music by Shlomi Shabbat, Moshe Peretz, Kaveret, Rita, Ivri Lider and a special medley of songs from Les Miserables in Hebrew. Plus - we think we've found the next big Israeli hit song. Are we right?

Duration: 01:08:30

The Israel Hour: March 19, 2017

WARNING: You may experience an uncontrollable urge to dance while listening to this show. Enjoy great music by Shlomo Artzi, Rami Kleinstein, the Idan Raichel Project, Eyal Golan, Jane Bordeaux, our official entry to Eurovision 2017, and much more!

Duration: 01:06:25

The Israel Hour: March 12, 2017

It's a busy Purim Day at Israel Hour Radio! We'll celebrate with an exclusive interview with Ivri Lider, an interview with the leaders of the ORT organization about the upcoming Shlomo Artzi show in New York, and of course, your favorite Purim music! Purim Sameach!

Duration: 01:07:08

The Israel Hour: February 19, 2017

The perfect blend of old and new this week...including familiar favorites by Shlomo Artzi, Kaveret, Shiri Maimon and Ivri Lider - and HOT new tunes by Idan Raichel, HaUltras, Noa Kirel, and the SIZZLING new song by Static and Ben-El Tavori. Download and smile! :-)

Duration: 01:03:22

The Israel Hour: February 5, 2017

It's Super Bowl Sunday in the USA...but what does that have to do with Israeli music? Not much. But it gives us the chance to use the word *Super* more often than we should in hyping up this week's join us for a SUPER collection of SUPER Israeli music!'ll be super.

Duration: 00:45:30

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