Israeli National Anthem Lyrics

“HaTikvah” is the national anthem of Israel and the Israeli national anthem lyrics were written by Naftali Herz Imber and the music to the Israeli national anthem was composed by Samuel Cohen.

The National Anthem Lyrics for Israel

“HaTikvah” was officially adopted as the national anthem of Israel in the year of 2004.


Israeli National Anthem Lyrics in Hebrew (Hebrew Script)

כָל עוד בלבב פנימה
,נפש יהודי הומייה
ולפאֲתי מזרח קדימה
;עין לציון צופייה

Chorus
,עוד לא אבדה תקותנו
,התקווה בת שנות אלפיים
להיות עם חופשי בארצנו
.ארץ ציון וירושלים
להיות עם חופשי בארצנו
.ארץ ציון וירושלים

Isareli National Anthem Lyrics in Hebrew (Romanzation)


Kol ‘od balleivav penimah
Nefesh yehudi homiyah,
Ulfa’atei mizrach kadimah,
‘Ayin letziyon tzofiyah;

CHORUS:
‘Od lo avdah tikvateinu,
Hatikvah bat shnot alpayim,
Lihyot ‘am chofshi be’artzeinu,
Eretz-tziyon vi’Yerushalayim
Lihyot ‘am chofshi be’artzeinu,
Eretz-tziyon vi’Yerushalayim

Israeli National Anthem Lyrics Meaning in English

As long as deep in the heart,
The soul of a Jew yearns,
And towards the East
An eye looks to Zion,

Chorus:
Our hope is not yet lost,
The hope of two thousand years,
To be a free people in our land,
The land of Zion and Jerusalem.
To be a free people in our land,
The land of Zion and Jerusalem.
Israeli National Anthem Lyrics

When is Israeli National Anthem Played or Sung?

National anthem of Israel is typically played or sung throughout national holidays, especially on the independence day events in Israel. It is also carried out throughout cultural and other celebrations in Israel, generally marking off the beginning or completion of such festivals.

National anthem of Israel is also often carried out in worldwide sporting occasions, such as the Olympic Games as well school sport occasions.


What is the importance of Israeli National Anthem in Israel?

The national anthem of Israel, like other nationwide signs of Israel, represents the custom, past history, and faiths of Israel and its individuals. It assists evoke sensations of patriotism amongst the Israeli people and advises them of their Israel’s splendor, beauty, and rich heritage.

It also helps join the citizens of Israel by one single song or music. During the performance of the Israeli national anthem, residents of Israel, despite their ethnic distinctions, rise up in unison and listen attentively or sing the song with terrific excitement.

Sports men and women from Israel also feel an excellent moment of delight when they get a medal at an international sporting event while Israel’s national anthem is played in the background. It provides a sensation of having made their country proud. Students who listen to the national anthem of Israel in schools learn to respect their country and develop a sense of unity among themselves.