Yehudah HaLevi

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A Longing to Return to the Land of Israel


My heart is in the east, and I in the uttermost west.
How can I find savor in food? How shall it be sweet to me?
How shall I render my vows and my bonds, while yet
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  • Rookie - 10 Points Fiona Schwartzinoff (12/19/2013 8:21:00 PM)

    My heart is in the east, and I in the uttermost west. Exactly how I feel right now. I am dying for my beloved Israel! (Report) Reply

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