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The sting and the honey, the bitter and the sweet

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/israelife/item/the_sting_and_the_honey_the_bitter_and_the_sweet_20120629

Neomi Shemer was Israel's greatest poet and composer, and this Tuesday was eight years since she passed away from cancer, at 74. But even though she can no longer walk among us and spread her grace wherever she goes, her spirit still lives through her songs. Many poets have come and gone, some left a couple of memorable creations behind. This is right where Neomi Shemer stands out, and what I believe makes her so special- Her songs accompany Israelis for many years, and will continue to do so.

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