ABA IMA V'ERETZ ISRAEL 

Yesh li shnei horim she'ohavim letayel
hem avru baregel kvar et kol Israel
k'shehayiti bat shanah nas'u laGalil
vesachvu oti itam betoch hatarmil.

Kol shabat yotz'im anachnu ke'ish echad
kova al harosh umeimiyah al hatzad
pa'am el hachulah
levaker bash'murah
pa'am baKarmel lir'ot eizo me'arah.

Aba, ima k'tzat yoter le'at
aba, ima techaku me'at
ein le'an larutz ve'ein le'an lemaher
eretz israel poh le'olam tisha'er.
(x2)

Kvar ra'iti baGilbo'a et haprichah
umehar Tavor raiti et hazrichah
kvar aliti liM'tzadah bishvil hanachash
lehorai tamid karati bekol chalash:

Aba, ima...

DADDY MOMMY & THE LAND OF ISRAEL 

I have two parents who love to go on hikes
They've been on foot around the whole of Israel
When I was one year old they went to the Galilee
And carried me with them in their backback.

Every Shabbat we go out together
Hat on head and water bottle by our side
Sometimes to the sand dunes
to visit the (nature) reserve
Sometimes on the Carmel to see a cave.

"Father, Mother, a little bit slower
Father, Mother, wait a little while.
There's nowhere to rush and nowhere to hurry
The land of Israel is here and will remain forever."
(x2)

I've already seen the flowering on Mt Gilboa
and saw the sunrise from Mt Tabor
I've already climbed to Massada on the snake path
To my parents I always called out in a weak voice:

Father, Mother...

 
אבא אמא וארץ ישראל
Hebrew words

Note:
Children's Dance

LYRICS
Yoram Teharlev
MUSIC
Ilana Avital
SINGER
Ilana Avital
CD
The Golden Hits Track 11
DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER
Tzipi Cohen 1997
DANCE FORMAT
Line kids

Words transliterated and translated by Aura Levin Lipski of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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