Leah Goldberg (1911-1970), one of Israel's greatest poets, died 43 years ago. She wrote a wonderful poem on prayer.

Orit, a friend from Jerusalem, sent us a song by Limor Oved, lyrics written by the poet Ehud Manor. The words say: “a prayer to God changes the one who prays”.

A friend from the Jerusalem kehilla sent us an interesting video clip on the origins of HaTikva, the Israeli national anthem.

Arik Einstein sings a new song to mark Gilad Shalit's return home. In our communities, we continue to pray that Gilad will recuperate and find his place among us again. Let us also pray that his return home will bring peace and justice to all the residents of our country and to our neighbors too.

The Israeli singer, Yoav Yitshaq, sings a song, "It is time to forgive" that is suitable as a prayer of pardon and forgiveness as we approach Yom Kippur.

Uzi Hitman (1952 – 2004) was a singer, an artist, a composer and a writer of lyrics, who died at a young age after contributing richly to Israeli music. We publish here some links to the songs he sang for Independence Day.

Ahinoam Nini and Mira Awad have something in common with Pope Benedict XVI. They believe that "there must be another way".

On Monday, May 11, 2009, the Pope was received at the State President's residence. The beautiful ceremony included a rousing song for peace.

T.T. from the Haifa community has sent us a song about hope.

Ofra Haza was one of Israel’s most popular singers, until her tragic death at a young age. From a Yemenite family, she also sang many songs that were from the religious tradition of Israel and had a spiritual message. L.S. from the Haifa community has sent us some of these songs.

This is the second part of a series of video clips that we are posting inconjunction with release of the five CD collection "Songs of the Bible". On the Hebrew page you will find the lyrics of each song.

In conjuction with the release of the five CD collection - "Songs of the Bible", we post here a collection of video clips of some of the songs that can be found in the collection. On the Hebrew page, you will also find the lyrics of each song.

Shoshana Damari, who died in 2006, was one of the great voices that accompanied the State of Israel throughout the years. Originally from Yemen, she had a distinctive voice. We offer this tribute to her.

Here we have posted a collection of Israeli peace songs that can be listened to as prayers for peace.

"Kazablan" was a 1973 musical that portrayed life in Israel as a mosaic of different communities and focused on a Morroccan gang led by Kazablan played by Yehoram Gaon.

A wonderful resource on the Bible with in-depth commentaries on the books of the Bible and various themes.

The Israeli Bible Society has inaugurated a new web site that is very useful for those seeking to get to know better the Scriptures.

One of the best loved psalms among both Jews and Christians is the Psalm "The Lord is my Shepherd (Psalm 23). We publish here a number of links to very different performances of the psalm.

Jews and Christians both pray the Psalms. Psalm 1 is sung in Hebrew and Arabic.

Proverbs 31:10-31 is a beautiful text about the role of the woman of valor in the life of her family and her society. In Jewish tradition it is often sung at the Friday night table when the family celebrates together the Sabbath.