Heavy Metal Hatikva

A rocking 6-string salute to Israel.

Mike Groisman, an Israeli rock guitarist, moved to New York City to pursue his music career. There he gained notoriety for his appearance in New York City's subway musician series. Along the way, Mike became an observant Jew. This Aish.com video is his tribute to the amazing State of Israel.

Check Mike out at: www.facebook.com/mikegroisman/

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Comments (13)

(13) Marsha, May 10, 2019 1:38 AM

WOW!!! Fantastic!

(12) alan, May 9, 2019 3:52 PM


Incredible. Happy Birthday Israel.

(11) Anonymous, May 15, 2016 4:07 PM

An uplifting version of " The Hope"...electric guitar is a good instrument to get to the climax of soul and passion....but it would be be better to go WITHOUT the drum beat - flesh ( lower) element be removed....try a version without the drum...

(10) Jose Carlos oliveira rosa, May 11, 2016 1:55 PM

that cool

his song is wonderful liked

(9) DAS1951, May 11, 2016 12:56 PM


Great x 2!

(8) Miriam Luz, May 10, 2016 2:06 PM

Viva Israel!

Yo amo a Israel!

(7) malka, May 9, 2016 3:11 PM


Wow! I am sharing this clip! Happy birthday Israel!

(6) Katherine, May 9, 2016 11:33 AM

Know Lazer Lloyd?

You were great. Do you know Lazer Lloyd a guitarist from Israel? You two would sound assume together.

(5) dean, May 9, 2016 12:13 AM


Rock and Roll!

(4) Elise, May 8, 2016 10:04 PM

Excellent, awesome guitar to honor Israel!

(3) Anonymous, May 8, 2016 6:32 PM

Come and play the Tikva in ISRAEL!

Hatikva - Great!
Now come and make Israel your home.

(2) Yosef M & Perel Grossman, May 8, 2016 3:17 PM


Mike - We are so proud to say we knew you way back when ... May you keep using your talents to inspire and bring joy to others!

Yosef M (Jay) and Perel

(1) iSrael Ngow, May 8, 2016 1:09 PM

Shana tova



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