They say: There is a land אוֹמְרִים: יֶשְׁנָהּ אֶרֶץ
Lyrics: Saul Tchernichovsky מילים: שאול טשרניחובסקי
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In our Parasha, Moses describes the merits of the Promised Land, "For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land, a land with streams and springs and fountains issuing from plain and hill; a land of wheat and barley, of vines, figs, and pomegranates, a land of olive trees and honey." Tchernichovsky who wrote his famous poem in 1923, as he was riding a tram in Berlin, was desperately wondering if this Promised Land truly exists. He actually wrote a couple of different versions of the poem realizing his first draft was too pessimistic and might be off putting for his fellow Zionists.