for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Yair Dalal

this afternoon (thursday 7th), 4.36-4.54pm, on bbc radio 3
in tune (presented by ian skelly) leads with …
• israeli oud player yair dalal.

95% of the musicians in Iraq in the first half of the twentieth century were Jews.”
“So the folk music we know as Iraqi folk music is actually Jewish?
“Yes, most of it was written by Jews.”

(if you missed it, available from 0::05:45 to 0:23:30 at


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