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Reality Shock

Reality Shock

Rock / R&B / Jewish New York, NY  US


  • Sat

    Aug 29

    london, UK | 8:00pm

    WRAY AND NEPHEW Jamaica run tings Carnival warm up party & sound clash it ago get sticky so get your ticket !!!!!

  • 2015

    May 30

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 10:00pm

    Beit Hillel Congregation is proud to host a musical kumzits with Jewish music star RUBY HARRIS. Saturday night, May 30 (Motzei Shabbos Parshas Naso), 10:00 pm Congregation Beit Hillel of Flatlands 2164 Ralph Avenue (corner Ave. L), Brooklyn, NY. All invited, free admission, light refreshments will be served! “The greatest musician in Jewish music today!" ~National Chairman NCSY, HASC. RUBY HARRIS, star soloist of Sun Records Elvis Presley All Stars, is an original member of the band that invented Jewish Rock: The Diaspora Yeshiva Band. Ruby has played with Gad Elbaz, Yossi Piamenta, Shlomo Katz, members of Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Buddy Miles, Ray Charles, Pinetop Perkins, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, Chaim David, Peter Himmelman, Klezmatics, Klezmorim, Klezmer Conservatory, Leftover Salmon, Hot Tuna, Phish, Moshav, and more. Joining as part of the band are Izzy Kieffer, Heshy R, and possible other surprising guests.

  • 2012

    Aug 11

    Long Beach, NY, US | 9:47pm

    Izzy and Heshy (the REALITY SHOCK duo) will be performing B"H next Saturday night, August 11, at the Carlebach Shabbaton Melave Malka, taking place at the Young Israel of Long Beach, 120 Long Beach Blvd, Long Beach NY 11561. It will be a lot of fun...please join us for the performance and singalong.

  • 2012

    Jun 8

    London, UK | 7:00pm
  • 2011

    Dec 4

    Brooklyn, NY, US | 1:30pm

    I will be performing with my friend Izzy Kieffer as part of the REALITY SHOCK Duo on Sunday, Dec 4, at 1:30 pm at Kehilat Bnai Yehuda, 1960 Schenectady Ave. (corner of Flatlands Ave.), Brooklyn, New York. Come celebrate as the congregation brings in a new Torah Scroll.


  • RS at Yidstock
  • REALITY SHOCK with Y-Love at the video shoot for "Yehi Shalom"
  • Izzy and Heshy


Sounds Like: Blues Brothers, Tom Waits, Southside Johnny

Bio: REALITY SHOCK consists of the core duo of Izzy Kieffer and Heshy R, playing their potent mishmosh of rock'n'roll and middle eastern music, with a twist of Jewish humor, drawn from their experiences as yeshiva students, IDF veterans, and musicians in places from Jerusalem to Brooklyn to the Jersey...See Full Bio

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““This music is a wonderful fusion of what Jewish souls remember from way back, in a garment of current musical sensibility—inspiring!” ~Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi ********************************************* “Their songs are catchy, unique, and have the ability to stir up different emotions. They write about true life experiences, a very redeeming quality.” ~Michelle Denholtz, East Coast Rocker ” — ~Michelle Denholtz, East Coast Rocker”

— Michelle Denholtz, East Coast Rocker

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