SHIR LASHALOM (listen the song)

Hebrew transliteration:

Tnu lashemesh la'alot
laboker l'ha'ir
hazaka shebatfilot
otanu lo tachazir

Mi asher kava nero
uve'afar nitman
Bechi mar lo ya'iro
lo yachziro le'chan

Ish otanu lo yashiv
mibor tachtit a'fel
kan lo yo'ilu
lo shirei hanitzahon
V'lo shirei hallel

Lachen rak shiru shir lashalom
al tilchashu tfila
Mutav tashiru shir lashalom
bitze'aka gdola

Tnu lashemesh lachador
miba'ad laprachim
al tabitu le'achor
hanichu la'holchim

S'oo eina'yim b'tikva
lo derech kavanot
shiru shir la'ahava
v'lo lamilchamot

Al tagidu yom yavo
havi'u et hayom
uv'chol hakikarot
hari'u lashalom

Lachen rak shiru shir lashalom.....



English Translation:

Let the sun rise
the morning give its light
The purest of prayers
will not bring us back

He who's candle was snuffed out
and was buried in the dust
bitter cry wont wake him up
and wont bring him back

Nobody will bring us back
from a dead and darkened pit
here, neither the victory cheer
nor songs of praise will help

Just sing a song for peace
do not whisper a prayer
Just sing a song for peace
in a loud shout

Allow the sun to penetrate
through the flowers
don't look back
let go of those departed

Lift your eyes with hope
not through the rifles' sights
sing a song for love
and not for wars

Don't say the day will come
bring on that day
because it is not a dream
and in all the city squares
cheer for PEACE

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