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Reka (Kol Israel Reka)


Reka (Kol Israel Reka)
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Country: IsraelListen to radio stations broadcasting from Israel
City: Jerusalem
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FM (MHz): 88.5
Genre: News
E-mail: reka@iba.org.il
Website:  reka.iba.org.il
Description: Highlights of the Overseas and
Immigrant Radio Broadcasting Service

1936: Palestinian Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded. The first radio broadcasts from pre-state Palestine during the British Mandate, under the aegis of the BBC ...
1936: Palestinian Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded. The first radio broadcasts from pre-state Palestine during the British Mandate, under the aegis of the BBC in English, Hebrew and Arabic.

May 14, 1948: The evening the state is proclaimed, announcers in English and French broadcast from the besieged Jerusalem Kol Israel studios, read Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion's proclamation of the establishment of the State of Israel.

June 1948: "The New Immigrants Service" is initiated as a daily Yiddish broadcast for newcomers and for government Aliya officials working in the camps in Cyprus.

March 11, 1950: Kol Zion le-Golah shortwave broadcasts in English, French and Yiddish become operational to Jewish Communities in the Diaspora.

1953: Kol Israel begins its domestic programming to newcomers in Israel.

May 14, 1958: Russian broadcasts on Kol Israel are launched to the Soviet Union.

1960: The Jewish Agency transfers authority for Kol Zion le-Golah to Kol Israel.

1961: The Kol Israel Transcription Service is founded.

1965: The Israel Broadcasting Law passes, legislating shortwave broadcasts to Jewish Communities in the Diaspora reflecting the culture of each ethnic group. Kol Zion le-Golah becomes part of the Israel Broadcasting Authority under the new name "Kol Israel Overseas and Immigrant Broadcasts".

1967: Shortwave broadcasts to the Soviet Union during the Six-Day War trigger a great renewal of national identity among Russian-speaking Jews in the Soviet Bloc.

1971: Soviet authorities jam the shortwave broadcasts from Israel. Listeners search for ways to overcome the technical obstacles in order to improve reception.

1972: Massive Aliya (immigration) from the Soviet Union begins as a result of the change in government policy. Newcomers confirm the important role the broadcasts have played in strengthening their tires with Israel.

1988: "Glasnost" begins and jamming stops.

1991: "Reka"- Immigrant Absorption Network – established. Broadcasts in Russian and Amharic.

1992: International conference held in Jerusalem on the future of overseas broadcasts.

1996: English and French news join the Overseas and Immigrant Broadcasting Service. Russian broadcasts become part of the Overseas and Immigrant Radio Service.

1998: "Kol Israel" produces special programs in various languages to mark the 50th anniversary of the overseas and immigrant broadcasts.

1999: In order to mark the 40th anniversary of the Russian broadcasts of "Kol Israel", Israeli Television produces a celebratory program entitled: "Towards the Second Million".

2000: Listener surveys indicate a peak in number of people listening to "Reka" in Russian and Amharic.

2001: Decade of broadcasts in "Reka" – Six thousand people, including artists, from immigrant communities attend evening of festive celebrations.

2002: Opening of internet site of the Overseas and Immigrant Radio Service – news and current events in various languages.

2003: "Shirutrom" benefit broadcasts – Overseas and Immigrant Radio Service took an active part in the 22nd campaign that took place with the collaboration of Galei Tsahal, Channel 1 television, cable networks and Kol Israel.

2004: "Reka" starts broadcasting 24 hours a day. Broadcasts in various languages that were spread in different networks unify under "Reka" (immigrant absorption network).

2004: Beginning of live broadcasts on the "Reka" internet site.

Russian: broadcasts started in 1958 on short waves to the former USSR.
Dorit Golander, in charge of the department.
Yosef Usvitsky, in charge of the team in Jerusalem.
Tel: 02- 5302364 ; 03- 6944723

Amharic: broadcasts started in 1985.
Saga Malako in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302409

Tigrit: broadcasts started in 1985.
Avraham Yardai in charge of the daily 10 minute broadcast.
Tel: 03 6944707

English: broadcasts started in 1948.
Steve Linde in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302233

French: broadcasts started in 1948.
Maurice Ifergan in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302202

Spanish: Broadcasts started in 1952.
Yehuda Ofer in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302466

Ladino: Broadcasts started in 1948.
Only daily broadcast in Judeo-Spanish in the world.
Tel: 02-5302314

Romanian: broadcasts started in 1953.
Noam Jaffe in charge of the broadcasts.
Tel: 02-5302308

Hungarian: broadcasts started in 1953.
Rachel Adam in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302309

Yiddish: broadcasts started in 1948.
Adam Gruzman in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302313

Bucharian: broadcasts started in 1975.
Rosa Abaidoba in charge of the section.
Tel: 03-6944731

Georgian: broadcasts started in 1970.
Reuven Enoch in charge of the section.
Tel: 02-5302365 broadcasts started in 1958 on short waves to the former USSR.
Dorit Golander, in charge of the department.
Yosef Usvitsky, in charge of the team in Jerusalem.
Tel: 02- 5302364 ; 03- 6944723


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