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Sounds Israeli: Ofra Haza

The late Ofra Haza sings "Jerusalem of Gold" in 1998.
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May 8th was Jerusalem Day (Yom Yerushalayim) in Israel, but since we didn’t post an edition of ‘Sounds Israeli‘ following the holiday, we’re now presenting Naomi Shemer’s classic musical tribute to the reunification of Jerusalem, ‘Jerusalem of Gold’ (Yerushalayim Shel Zahav), as performed by the late Israeli singer Ofra Haza in 1998.

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About the Author: Adam Levick serves as Managing Editor of CiF Watch, an affiliate of the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA), and is a member of the Online Antisemitism Working Group for the Global Forum to Combat Antisemitism. Adam made Aliyah from Philadelphia in 2009 and lives with his wife in Modi'in.


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2 Responses to “Sounds Israeli: Ofra Haza”

  1. What a voice Ofra has and what an absolutely beautiful song.She is beautiful and sings like an angel.

  2. Ben Wecht says:

    How beautiful. And what a loss to Israel and to music….

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