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Thursday, May 12, 2016

New APP for IOS & Android!

Breaking: The Radio Free Nachlaot App for IOS & Android is LIVE! Download your free app from the IOS app store for iPhone & iPad, and from Google Play for your Android & tablet today!

IT'S COOLER WITH THE APP! It really, really is. Try it!

Search for "RADIO FREE NACHLAOT" in the IOS App Store or on Google Play and download your free app today!


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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Are you ready for something Phishy?

Phish Phor Phans Installation 1 Setlist

1.     Yerushalayim Shel Zahav 11/22/94 II Jesse Auditoreum, Columbia, MO
2.     AC/DC Bag 8/16/96 I Clifford Ball, Plattsburg, NY
3.     2/26/03 II Worcester Centrum Center, Worcester, MA
a.      Ghost >
b.     Low Rider
4.     Sample In A Jar 7/21/15 I Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, OR
5.     Taste 7/22/97 II Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC
6.     Camel Walk 7.31.13 I Harvey’s Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV
7.     Mercury 7/21/15 I Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, OR
8.     No Men In No Man’s Land 7/21/15 II The Forum, Inglewood, CA
9.     Blaze On 7/21/15 I Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, OR
10.  10/21/95 II Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, NE
a.      2001 >
b.     David Bowie

11.  Backwards Down The Number Line 7/21/15 II The Forum, Inglewood, CA

PHISH PHOR PHANS Debuts Sunday, May 8th!

We're so excited to announce our new weekly radio show - PHISH PHOR PHANS, hosted by uber-Phish-head David Jaffe! 

Debuting Sunday, May 8th, the show will play at 9pm Israel time (11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern), bringing you two hours of the best of the best of Phish, each and every Sunday - only on Radio Free Nachlaot!
Join the "Phish Phor Phans" Facebook Page by clicking HERE and join us on the radio every Sunday at 9pm Israel time, 11am Pacific and 2pm Eastern to hear "Phish Phor Phans"!

Monday, January 25, 2016

Welcome "The Mottle Wolfe Show" to RFN!

We're so pleased and proud that Rabbi Mottle Wolfe will be joining Radio Free Nachlaot's programming lineup! We'll be broadcasting "The Mottle Wolfe Show" Monday - Thursday, 12N Israel time (2am Pacific / 5am Eastern) beginning Monday, January 25th, 2016.

Reb Mottle has been a friend of Radio Free Nachlaot since inception, a well-loved and inspiring teacher in the world of kiruv ("outreach") and Jewish education as well as a fixture in Nachlaot and Jerusalem's Old City via his work with Isralight and the Inward Bound program.

Mottle was voted one of Jewrotica's "Sexiest Rabbis" of 2014" (yes, there really WAS such a contest, much to everyone's astonishment), but don't hold that against him. Now living in Tekoa with his family, Mottle got his broadcasting start on the now-defunct "Voice of Israel", but he didn't give up just because that station went under (like so many other English language internet radio stations in Israel).  Mottle put together a home studio and now produces Israel's only daily news talk podcast in English.  You can visit his web site HERE, and download or subscribe to his podcasts as well.

Listen to "The Mottle Wolfe Show" on Radio Free Nachlaot, Monday - Thursday at High Noon, Jerusalem time!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Shana Tova u'Metuka - Happy New Year 5776!

Gevaldt, it's almost Rosh HaShanah 5776! 

 Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year, begins Sunday night September 13th at sundown, Jerusalem time. We wish you a happy, healthy, joyous New Year and may we all be blessed with serenity, nachas ruach, shalom bayit, and peace!

As is per our minhag, we'll be off the air from sundown Sunday until after sundown on Tuesday night (it's a 2-day Chag, or as we like to say: "One Long Day"!). We'll be back on the air sometime Tuesday evening, Jerusalem time.

Shana Tova u'Metuka from Steve and Lorelai, Maya, Brian, Rena & the entire extended Radio Free Nachlaot Family! G'mar Chatimah Tova - may we all be written into the Book of Life for a happy, healthy, wondrous year!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Matisyahu Day on RFN

Matisyahu with Steve Levine, Jerusalem 2011
Here is a picture of Matisyahu visiting Radio Free Nachlaot's studios at the Jerusalem Media Group's in 2011, where he was interviewed by Steve Levine, and recorded "Some Day" with our friend Hermie Wolf.

We're honoring Matis today on RFN for the high road he took when BDS bullied Rototom Sunsplash into demanding he alone of the dozens of artists make a political statement in order to play. He declined. They cut him from the bill. Antisemitism in the very last place it should be - the musical community. We are officially disgusted.

We find it offensive that not a single one of the dozens of other artists were asked to make a political statement in order to perform at the Rototom Sunsplash Festival in Spain. Only the Jew. We find it offensive that the organizers of Rototom caved to BDS activist demands to single out the only Jewish performer to be examined for his politics. We find it offensive that other artists were not informed of the actions of the Rototom Sunsplash organizers and didn't have the opportunity to protest or to stand with Matisyahu; many of them didn't even hear what was happening until it showed up on social media.

This was Matisyahu's statement today:

"The festival organizers contacted me because they were getting pressure from the BDS movement. They wanted me to write a letter, or make a video, stating my positions on Zionism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to pacify the BDS people. I support peace and compassion for all people. My music speaks for itself, and I do not insert politics into my music. Music has the power to transcend the intellect, ideas, and politics, and it can unite people in the process. The festival kept insisting that I clarify my personal views; which felt like clear pressure to agree with the BDS political agenda. Honestly it was appalling and offensive, that as the one publicly Jewish-American artist scheduled for the festival they were trying to coerce me into political statements. Were any of the other artists scheduled to perform asked to make political statements in order to perform? No artist deserves to be put in such a situation simply to perform his or her art. Regardless of race, creed, country, cultural background, etc, my goal is to play music for all people. As musicians that is what we seek. - Blessed Love, Matis"
 Our revenge? MUSIC, and lots of it.

We'll be playing a lot of Matisyahu and a whole lot more of the best Jewish, Israeli, and World Music as well as the best classic rock, and of course, Reb Shlomo, and the Grateful Dead - all right here on Radio Free Nachlaot - broadcasting live 24/6 from Undisclosed Studio B Jerusalem (with a satellite studio "A" in Berkeley, California).