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Jerusalem of Gold by Naomi Shemer

Jerusalem of Gold ©1967 Naomi Shemer Cm F#m C The olive trees that stand in silence upon the hills of time Cm F#m Cm G7 Cm To hear the voices of the city as bells of evening chime Cm F#m C The shofar sounding for the Temple, to call the world to prayer Cm F#m Cm G 7 Cm The shepherd passes in the valley and peace is everywhere B Cm F#m B E Yerushalayim shel zahav, V’shel nech-os-shet v’shel ohr A B E Cm G7 Cm Ha’lo le’chol shirayich, ani kinnor Cm F#m C How many songs, how many stories, your stony hills recall Cm F#m Cm G7 Cm Around your heart, my city carries an ancient, lonely wall Cm F#m C My simple voice cannot acclaim thee, too weak the words I choose Cm F#m Cm G 7 Cm Jerusalem, if I forget thee; may my right hand, its cunning lose B Cm F#m B E Jerusalem, Jerusalem, forever young yet forever old A B E Cm G 7 Cm My heart will sing your songs of glory, Jeru – sa - lem B Cm F#m B E Yerushalayim shel zahav, V’shel nech-os-shet v’shel ohr A B E Cm G 7 Cm Ha’lo le’chol shirayich, ani kin - - - nor