Ari Goldwag aims to influence and inspire with his music and Torah. His God-given gifts include singing, composing, and producing some of the latest hits in contemporary Jewish music. These gifts are present in every album, video, and Torah lesson that Ari shares with his community and fans.
Ari first entered the Jewish music world at a young age and his singing career began when he joined Miami Boys Choir, achieving fame for his touching solos. He starred in five albums and three videos before his departure from the group at age 14.
Lishuascha Kivinu, Ari's debut solo album, hit the shelves in 2003. In addition to composing 10 of the album's tracks, he was intimately involved with the album at every level from the mixing to the engineering, and production, as well, alongside Jewish music veteran, Jeff Horvitch. The album included the song "Kah Ribon" which has become a classic sung at thousands of Friday night tables. Throughout his career, Ari has released seven solo albums, including his latest hit album “It's Geshmak to be a Yid” released in the spring of 2022, and has starred in and produced several unique music videos. His exceptionally popular video, “Am Echad,” has been viewed over ten million times on YouTube. The video promotes a strong and vibrant message of unity among various and diverse groups of the Jewish people. His YouTube channel has reached over 26 Million views.
Ari has also used his talents to write and produce songs for other artists. Some of the more well-known works include Benny Friedman’s hits "Yesh Tikvah," and "Ivri Anochi," the songs "Lech al Zeh" and "This is my Home" for Duvie Shapiro, and the production of the Sheves Achim and Sheves Chaverim albums. Ari not only inspires through his music but is also a prolific writer and lecturer on a variety of Torah subjects. He has recorded hundreds of classes, the most sought after being the “Parsha Podcast” on the weekly Torah portion, which is updated regularly. He has also released a book entitled "Perfectly Imperfect," which was published by Mosaica Press.
In 2007, Ari founded the Ari Goldwag Orchestra, which performs at concerts, weddings, and organizational fundraisers.
Ari lives with his wife Talia and their six children in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel.