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The Inspiration of Yerushalayim Shel Zahav

This analysis of the song is based on Ofir Ben Yair’s article that appears on the NLI and Snunit website focusing on piyutim and prayers, The Secret of Many Voices: A Journey to the Heart of Piyut and Prayer.

What were the sources of inspiration for Naomi Shemer's iconic song "Jerusalem of Gold"?

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