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Israel's Independence

 Israel's Independence Day

​​​​​​In honor of Israel's​ Independence Day, we are presenting a previously unknown song, appearing here for the first time:

Shir Hatotchanim [Song of the artillery corps] (lyrics: Yitzchak Shalev, music: Marc Lavry), Performed by the IDF Orchestra and the Jerusalem Choir, conducted by Shalom Ronly-Riklis.


This rare song was discovered by Amy Simon, the Music Department's Yiddish cataloguer.


For Hebrew text click here.