Dubi is one of Israel’s most famous Media personalities. He is known as broadcaster and editor, primarily of music programs at I.D.F. Radio (a national public radio station) and has been director of the music department for 15 years, editing daily shows, broadcasting a weekly two-hour world music program and creating special programs with musicians releasing new CDs.
After retiring from I.D.F. Radio, he started to broadcast “mostly jazz”, a weekly program at 88FM national radio.
He has been involved in many domestic and international festivals, is Artistic Director of The Red Sea Jazz Festival – winter edition and was Artistic Director of the summer edition, the biggest music festival in Israel. Other festivals he has been artistically involved in include the Brazilian Choro Festival, The Giv’a’taim Jazz Festival, La Fete de la Musique and the Hearing The World Festival in Tel Aviv, Israel.
He was a member of the WCO (World Culture Open) consultant board and head of the jury in the music competition in WCO festivities in Seoul 2004.
Since 1998 he is a member of the EFWMF (Forum of Worldwide Music Festivals in Europe) of which he was Chairman in 2004 and 2005. He lectures on world music at various Israeli academic institutions.
He was awarded Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of Arts and Letters) by the French government in 2009 and a life achievement prize for the radio show “Panta Rei” (everything flows) in 2012 – this show was broadcast from 1982 till 2014.
Dubi speaks seven languages: Hebrew, English, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Yiddish