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WATCH: 4 Heartwarming Covers of Hatikvah to Get You Through the Cold Winter

As the temperature drops, make yourself a steaming mug of something sweet, kick back, and enjoy these lovely takes on the Israeli national anthem.

Last year, Accent Vocal released this heartwarming rendition of Hatikvah, the Israeli National anthem:


In 2012, the Forward asked Neshama Carlebach to launch a musical conversation about whether the words of “Hatikvah” should be altered to include the sentiments of Israel’s Arab population. Here is her soulful rendition of the anthem with lyric changes (in blue):


If you’re in the mood for something funky (and French!), try this version:


And of course, who could forget Barbra Streisand’s 1978 conversation with Golda Meir, followed by Barbra singing Hatikva:

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WATCH: 4 Heartwarming Covers of Hatikvah to Get You Through the Cold Winter

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