The president has honored Songweavers with another poem.
This one is addressing the plight of the Ethiopian Jews. After
traveling a long and very winding road, the majority of them
have made to the promised land of Israel. Sadly, their community
is encountering many problems in their new land, not the least
of which is discrimination.
The new poem Beta Israel,
is shining a light on this particular issue - villainy,
bigotry and misery tend to shy away from light and education
thriving in darkness and ignorance. Let us join in this task and
raise our voices in song!
Here is a facsimile of the
Please feel free to write and record your own music to it.
This permission is granted with the understanding the
Songweavers retains the right to use the works created and/or
inspired by this poem. The composer/s is likewise granted
permission to use their composition as they see fit as long as
their intention is to support the poem's motif. Copyright to the
poem remains in the hands of Shimon Peres and attribution has to
be made to songweavers.com in all cases