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Jerusalem of Gold by Naomi Shemer

Jerusalem of Gold ©1967 Naomi Shemer Am Dm A The olive trees that stand in silence upon the hills of time Am Dm Am E 7 Am To hear the voices of the city as bells of evening chime Am Dm A The shofar sounding for the Temple, to call the world to prayer Am Dm Am E 7 Am The shepherd passes in the valley and peace is everywhere G Am Dm G C Yerushalayim shel zahav, V’shel nech-os-shet v’shel ohr F G C Am E 7 Am Ha’lo le’chol shirayich, ani kinnor Instrumental: Am / / Dm / / Dm / / A / / Am / / Dm / / Am / E7 Am / / Am / / Dm / / Dm / / A / / Am / / Dm / / Am / E 7 Am / / Am Dm A How many songs, how many stories, your stony hills recall Am Dm Am E 7 Am Around your heart, my city carries an ancient, lonely wall Am Dm A My simple voice cannot acclaim thee, too weak the words I choose Am Dm Am E 7 Am Jerusalem, if I forget thee; may my right hand, its cunning lose G Am Dm G C Jerusalem, Jerusalem, forever young yet forever old F G C Am E 7 Am My heart will sing your songs of glory, Jeru – sa - lem G Am Dm G C Yerushalayim shel zahav, V’shel nech-os-shet v’shel ohr F G C Am E 7 Am Dm Am E 7 Am Ha’lo le’chol shirayich, ani kin - - - nor