How did the Mizrachim, Jews who came from Arab countries, reshape Israeli culture? And why are so many of the country's biggest stars Mizrachi? Carrie and Aliza chat with author Matti Friedman about how a society founded largely by western European Jews learned to embrace the Mediterrenean vibes.
Music heard in this episode:
Margalit Tzanani - Naari Shuva Elay (Come Back My Boy)
Eyan Golan - At Sheli Ani Shelach (You are mine, I am yours)
Kobi Peretz - Feel The Magic
Joe Amar - Lishkat Avodah (Labor Department)
Eli Luzon - Eizo Medinah (What a State)
Omer Adam & Eden Ben Zaken - Kuku Riku
Eyal Golan and Sarit Hadad - Until the End
Us Among the Israelis is an engaging, insightful, and totally unexpected look at what it’s like to live in the world’s most interesting country. From getting used to living in a country where everyone serves in the army to making peace with customer service in a country where no one ever stands in line, Carrie Keller-Lynn and Aliza Landes, two American immigrants to Israel, explore the mysteries, frustrations, and joys of life in Israel.
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