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First resource and documentation center on Jewish music in Europe, created in 2006 by the Fondation du Judaïsme Français, the Yuval association and the Henriette Halphen Foundation, the European Institute of Jewish Music (IEJM) aims to collect, conserve and disseminate Jewish musical heritage in France and internationally.

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Jerusalem of gold, a song by Naomi Shemer

Jerusalem of gold (in Hebrew : ירושלים של זהב –…

Shemer, Naomi (1930 – 2004)

Considered a leading Israeli singer-songwriter and poet, Naomi Shemer was…

Yerushalayim shel zahav (Jerusalem of Gold)

This playlist features 12 versions of Naomi Shemer's famous song,…

Yom Yerushalayim

Jerusalem, city of David, inspired many songs to Israeli artists,…

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