The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a unit of FAU Libraries Special Collections department. We are located in the Wimberly Library on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Catalogue NumberBMN-555
Matrix Number EB 252 A / B
Record Label Hed-Arzi
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 7"
Shelf Number408022
Number of TracksN/A
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Ron Eliran begins this album with the title song. This song inspired the nation of Israel during the June 1967 war. Ron Eliran became associated with the song by singing it to the troops. He subsequently recorded the song on several of his albums and won acclaim for his performance of it. Every song in this album expresses the struggle and the passionate desire for a Jewish homeland. Each of these songs is an Israeli national treasure sung with love and pride by Ron Eliran.

Recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like. These recordings can be identified by the words (Research Station) in the music player.

If a song listed below has not been digitized yet, it will NOT show up within the player. If you need us to digitize this song/album, you can make a formal request here.
1 - Sharm A-sheikh
Composer(s) : R. Gabay, A. Ettinger
2 - Away from Home
Composer(s) : Y. Zaray, R. Dinur
3 - Hora Jerusalem
Composer(s) : E. Rubinstein, A. Ettinger
4 - Jerusalem of Gold
Composer(s) : Naomi Shemer
5 - Keep Your Fingers Crossed
Composer(s) : N. Hirsch, R. Dinur