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It Hurts to Part from You

A moving tribute to fallen Israeli soldiers.

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Visitor Comments: 8

(4) Vicki Graham, May 11, 2016 8:46 PM

I am Native American Cherokee. Ohio, USA. I stand with Israel

I am Christian Cherokee. Oh how this song resonates with love and adoration for Israel. Praises to the Nation of Israel. The song was so awesome.....what a voice. Shalom

(3) Ludwig, May 10, 2016 9:00 PM

God blesses Israel!

(2) Shoshana-Jerusalem, May 10, 2016 3:01 PM

I also cried

There was one verse I didn't understand, "But today it's hard for me to part from you". Who is saying these words? That it, who is the "me"?

Anonymous, May 11, 2016 6:36 AM

the one who has parted, it is from the deceased

Shoshana-Jerusalem, May 11, 2016 1:12 PM

??

If so, then I don't understand it at all. Because the deceased, especially one who dies because he is a Jew, (and is a "kodesh"), goes into a beautiful Gan Eden, and sees the truth in "the World of Truth," (Olam h'Emes). He understands the goodness of it all, how it all fits together beautifully. For those who are left here the parting is difficult. But not for the deceased.

He may feel sorrow viewing the agony of his wife and children, but that's not what this song is saying. It's too bad that the composer wasn't aware of the Jewish viewpoint of death before he wrote these misleading words.

May Moshiach come soon , bringing peace to Israel and the whole world.

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