Yemen’s Remaining Jews and Their Music

July 17, 2015 | Aryeh Tepper
About the author: Aryeh Tepper teaches at Ben-Gurion University and is a senior research fellow at its Center for Israel Studies. He is also the director of publications for the American Sephardi Federation.

Yemen’s Jewish community now numbers some 90 souls. Aryeh Tepper discusses the community and its situation—and also the subject of Yemenite-Israeli music, which enjoys a surprising popularity in the Arab world. (Interview by Yishai Fleisher; audio, 25 minutes.)

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