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Happy Shavuot from Jerusalem, 2021

I adapted a popular holiday song for this year's festival - in the long tradition of Jewish protest liturgy...


יום טוב לנו, חג שמח

ילדים, בלי מסכה

ביום צרינו בא משיח

עם תו ירוק - ברוך הבא


We have a festival - a happy holiday

Children without masks

In our time of trouble, the Messiah comes

With a green (vaccination) pass - welcome!




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