Jewish Song Of The Week: ‘Yerushalayim Shel Zahav’ by Laurie Akers

Jerusalem is a SPECIAL place. There’s nothing like walking through the Old City, visiting the shuk, and watching the entire city come to a halt on Shabbat. To me, this represents the HOPE of peace and unity between people of different beliefs and backgrounds. Jerusalem Day is this week, and so it’s the perfect time to share this cover of Naomi Shemer’s “Yerushalayim Shel Zahav” (“Jerusalem of Gold”) from vocal powerhouse Cantor Laurie Akers. Happy Yom Yerushalayim!  -Rick Recht

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