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Thread #164278   Message #3929618
Posted By: Jack Campin
07-Jun-18 - 11:11 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Hava Nashira
Subject: RE: Origins: Hava Nashira
A lot of Hebrew songs come from Christian or Islamic musical traditions. This one is a real doozy:

It isn't often you have a problem tracing a song because somebody involved in the process of transmission has a religious prohibition against mentioning its name.