WATCH: Israel Forever

My vision for Israel advocacy is to empower students through the power of narrative and to captivate audiences using the power of art. Israel gives expression to the sum and substance of peoplehood, and the destiny and promise of cultural revival that comes with self-rule. Thats what I wanted to capture in this video, created in collaboration with Jerusalem U.

When they ask you why you’re still here
tell them it’s to make history
to become legendary
to build something the world has never seen before
an indigenous people reborn

Tell them that some classics
simply never go out of style

That you’ve still got it

And though you’ve been to hell and back
no one can break your stride

Tell them that this is what willpower looks like
what a warrior looks like
against all odds, invincible

Despite all obstacles
indestructible

When they ask you why you’re still here
tell them it’s where you belong

Tell them, after all these years, you’ve finally come home.

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