It's Time to Hope for a New Jewish National Anthem

By Gershon Schwartz

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, May 1, 1998

The author argues for discarding Hatikvah as the Israeli national anthem in favor of Yerushalayim shel Zahav. The former is outdated, and no longer reflects the Jewish people's situation since they now have a state.

Topic: Statehood, Jewish Identity, Meaning, Music, Identity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.28/no.553

Page Number(s): 3-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Israel

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Schwartz, Gershon. It's Time to Hope for a New Jewish National Anthem. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 1 May 1998: 3-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8594


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