Israeli music

Why a cheesy competition with bad music and outrageous costumes matters.

Shayna Weiss
May 15 2019 12:01AM

Naomi Shemer’s “Let It Be.”

Lahav Harkov
Sept. 20 2018 12:01AM

From Independence Day celebrations to Eurovision.

May 14 2018 12:01AM

For all these things . . .

April 19 2018 12:01AM

A short history.

Barak Weiss
June 29 2017 12:01AM

Mizraḥi pop is insistently innocent, patriotic, and local.

Sept. 1 2015 12:01AM

He brought Zionist folk songs to America.

Edwin Seroussi
Aug. 20 2015 12:01AM

Why Yemenite-Israeli music enjoys a surprising popularity in the Arab world.

July 17 2015 12:01AM

Israeli pop music is turning to Jewish tradition for inspiration.

June 15 2015 12:01AM

Aryeh Tepper, an American-born scholar and writer, discusses the musical traditions of Jews from Islamic lands, contemporary Mizrahi popular music in Israel, and his own,. . .

Jan. 20 2015 12:01AM

For most people, “Jewish music” implies klezmer, East European folk tunes, or liturgical compositions. But for over a century, Jewish composers have created art music. . .

Barrymore Laurence Scherer
Dec. 19 2014 12:01AM