Did You Know? Music in Israel

Israel’s Top Ten Music Festivals

By Brian Blum

January 13, 2011

Eli Degibri
Israeli saxophonist Eli Degibri is one of the musicians who plays at the Red Sea Jazz festival.


Music may not be the first thing to spring to mind when you think of Israel, but festivals across the spectrum abound. Israel is too often perceived through an exclusively political, religious or historical lens. An equally compelling current for locals is music. The country is chock-a-block full of music festivals. Whether your preference runs to jazz, rock, classical, choral, rap or klezmer; whether you enjoy the desert, the mountains or the heart of the city, you’ll find an event tailored to your taste.

Read about Israel’s Top Ten Music Festivals.

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