Babylon: A Music Video

Imagine yearning for something 2000 years.

We are about to embark on a three-week journey to relive the Babylonian exile and mourn the destruction of the holy temple, increasing the yearning for Jerusalem in all its glory.

It’s a time for reflection and yearning.

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Comments (6)

(6) David Zasloff, June 13, 2018 11:00 PM

Hysterical, historically accurate music video about Jewish achievements

Hi, I wrote a humorous song about Jewish contributions to world culture. It's called "If There Weren't Any Jews." Below is the link;

I hope it's possible to include this video on your website.

I've performed it many times and it gets a great, positive response.

(5) Rubin, May 31, 2018 5:31 PM

Just one question...

This is an excellent song -- the vocals are rich, the melody haunting. But why does he say, "Daughter of Babylon"?! Babylon is the wicked oppressor. Maybe there's something I'm missing, but I assume he meant to say "Daughter of Zion", since she -- Jerusalem -- is the one we are remembering.

(4) rut brea, July 7, 2017 9:05 PM

Babylon: Video

I liked the video, the music was very calming and view of the city was amazing. Thank you

(3) Dvirah, July 7, 2017 1:16 PM

Who Are We Remembering?

The song is beautiful but for those without background it sounds like it's Babylon we are remembering and not Jerusalem. Likewise the back views are obvious to those who recognize them but the penny won't drop for those who don't.

(2) tz, July 6, 2017 7:42 PM

I would like to have the lyric.

Didn't find in the web

(1) Malka, July 6, 2017 6:30 PM


Beautiful soulful song. Please keep sharing Akiva's music here on aish!


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