Israel Radio International

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Operating since 1955, the Voice of Israel’s shortwave transmissions on Reshet hey (“Network E”) broadcasts to the entire world. They are also the main link between Israel and the Jewish diaspora. In its early years,”Kol Zion la’Gola” (קול ציון לגולה) as it was known, was the sole reliable and direct source of information for Jews living in the Arab countries and behind the “Iron Curtain” Administered by the overseas broadcasting division, it transmits to listeners abroad in 14 languages: English, France, Russian, Bukhara, Georgian, Mugrabian, Yiddish, Tigrinya, Ladino, Spanish, Romanian, Hungarian, Persian and Amharic.