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VZL 203: Songs of Israel

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Catalogue NumberVZL 203
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801027
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Songs Of Israel: 50th Anniversary of Jewish Resettlement in Palestine

This broadcast features songs from a celebration to honor the 50th anniversary of the resettlement of Palestine by European Jews. Ha'yim Nachman Bialik is acknowledged as being instrumental in making Hebrew the everyday language of the resettled land.

1) Anu N�hiyeh Harishonim (We Shall Be The First) is a song dedicated to those who first came to Israel in the early 1900's to resettle the land. 1:20 - 1:40

2) The Return To Zion is sung in Yiddish by Shimon Bar. 2:18 - 4:47

3) Esh-alah Elohim (I Will Beseach The Lord) is a Yemenite song sung by a Yemenite singer, Hadassah Sigolov. 5:27 - 7:06

4) Ya Halill, Ya Hamali (By The Living God We Will Do His Holy Work) is sung by Hillel Raveh. 8:09 - 9:38

5) El Hatzipor (To The Bird) is sung by Nahama Hendel . 10:21 - 13:17

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1 - Songs of Israel
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