About the song:
Composer, music critic and educator Menashe (Rabinovitch) Ravina (1899-1968) believed in the power of community singing, establishing regular gatherings for that purpose in Tel Aviv as early as 1919. His Tapuach Zahav found fame as a “postcard” issued by the Keren Kayemet to promote the music of the yishuv throughout the Diaspora, and to raise money in support of the homeland. The words are by Shmuel Bass (1899-1949), a Russian born writer who made aliyah with his family in 1906, and went on to compose lyric poetry that rhapsodized about the natural beauty of Eretz Yisrael.
About the artist:
Neshama Carlebach, a leading superstar in Jewish Entertainment, is continuing the legacy established by her father Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach. His deep spirituality and love of all humanity, filled every song he wrote and touched every person he encountered as he changed the face of Jewish music. Like her father, Neshama’s talent and charisma captivate and endear her to people of all ages and backgrounds as she performs in cities all over the world. Together with her incredible band and in collaboration with Reverend Roger Hambrick and The Green Pastures Baptist Church Choir, she continues to both deeply move and entertain as she sings her father’s incomparable melodies, and inspiring original compositions.
The contribution is for Israel Children’s Cancer Foundation
About the Israel Children’s Cancer Foundation
Israel Children’s Cancer Foundation provides critical funding to major pediatric cancer centers in Israel. In Israel, approximately 500 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, making cancer the number one disease killer of children in Israel. As the only non-profit organization providing in-hospital care for Israeli children, ICF has made a major impact in fulfilling the dream of giving these cancer-ridden children a “ray of hope” for their future wellbeing.