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Israel's National Anthem

Rabbi Eckstein singing the Israeli national anthem.

The title of the Israeli national anthem is "Hatikva," which means “The Hope.” It was written by Naftali Herz Imber, a Galician Jew, and set to music in Palestine in the early 1880s. Hatikva is about hope, the undying hope of the Jewish people, through the long years of exile, that they would someday return to independence in their homeland.

Landscape photo of Jerusalem with the Dome of the Rock in the foreground.

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