ERETZ MOLEDET 

Hayo hayah yeled katan
amru lo yeshnah eretz
chalom shel kol adam
im etz bananot bechol gan
tapuzim mikol berez
vechulam sham achim
kulam eretz moledet.

Hayo hayah yeled katan
amru lo yeshnah eretz
chalom shel kol adam
im tzel tamar al sfat hayam
eretz shel or veshel shemesh
gan eden katan vecham
eretz moledet.

Velailah veyom hu rak ratzah lishmo'a
eretz chalom she'ein kamoha
eretz moledet.

Hayo hayah boker echad
av ve'em/em ve'av lakchu yeled
el ha'aretz hak'sumah
leveit hasefer hu tza'ad
lamad safah acheret
ule'an shehalach hu sham'a
"yeled lech habaitah"

Valailah vayom...

HOMELAND 

Once upon a time there was a young boy
they told him about a country
which is the dream of every person
with banana trees in every orchard
oranges from each tap
and everyone there are brothers
all is homeland

Once upon a time there was a young boy
they told him about a country
which is the dream of every person
with the shade of a date-palm on the seashore
a country full of light and sun
a small and warm paradise
a homeland.

Night and day all he wanted to hear was
the dream land that there's no other like it
a homeland.

There was one morning
Mom and Dad took the child
to the magical country
he marched to school
learned another language
and wherever he went he heard
"go home kid"

Night and day...

 
Hebrew words

Note:
Rita came to Israel from Iran. She came with her parents as a child. She did not want to leave Iran to go to another country and leave her life and friends behind, but her parents persuaded her to come. The song reflects the reality she came to know.

LYRICS
Yehonatan Geffen
MUSIC
Rami Kleinstein
SINGER
Rita
CD
Rita's CD's
Tachanot Bazman Track 3

Words transliterated and translated by Chana Shuvaly of Melbourne, Australia.
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