Tag Archives: Naomi Shemer

#Jerusalem50: Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5777 – 2017

The 50th anniversary of the recapture and reunification of Jerusalem, as well as the liberation of Judea and Samaria (and Gaza, which was then unwisely given over to Hamas in 2005) has finally arrived. The city of Jerusalem has been … Continue reading

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Anthems of the Yom Kippur War

As I promised in my previous post, here are recordings of the songs that became emblematic anthems of the Yom Kippur War. I quoted from Amotz Asa-el’s Middle Israel column, “The Last War” in the JPost: One, penned by songwriter … Continue reading

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