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VZL 302: Songs for and About Sabras

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Catalogue NumberVZL 302
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Vistas of Israel
Record Format33 1/3 RPM - 12"
Shelf Number801094
Number of Tracks1
Date RecordedN/A
Album Artists
Notes Songs For And About Sabras

Hard and prickly, the fruit of the sabra cactus (also known as prickly pear) has given its name to those born in the land of Israel. Native Israelis, known as sabras, are tough and hard on the outside but, like the sabra fruit, is sweet on the inside.

1) Shuru Habitu (Look Aside And See), one of the early songs of the pioneers is sung by a choral group. 2:41 - 4:52

2) Shir Hashikun (The Neighborhood Song) sung by The Tarnigolim (Roosters). 5:24 - 7:16

3) Ayelet Tauchem (Beautiful Doe), sung by Arik Einstein. 7:48 - 10:23

4) Na'ahez B'chol Mishnot (We Shall Hold Our Positions) sung by a group. 10:48 - 12:26

5) Hakol Zahav (Everything's Golden) sung by a group. 12:35 - 13:47

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1 - Songs for and About Sabras
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