לַיְּהוּדִים הָיְתָה אוֹרָה וְשִׂמְחָה וְשָׂשׁוֹן וִיקַר כֵּן תִּהְיֶה לָנוּ תִּהְיֶה לָנוּ תִּהְיֶה לָנוּ
Layehudim hayetah orah vesimkhah vesason vikar. (2x)
Ken tihyeh lanu, tihyeh lanu, tihyeh lanu
The Jews of old had light, and happiness and joy and love — may it be so for us!
Heroine of the Purim story and Megillat (the scroll of) Esther. She is married to the king by her cousin Mordecai and ultimately saves her people from execution. 8:16
© Noam Katz 2001 / Available on “Rakia” or “A Drum In Hand”