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Watch: Saudi activist plays 'HaTikva' on Arabic musical instrument

Mohammed Saud posted a video of himself performing Israel's national anthem with the inscription: 'Preparing for peace and normalization'

Watch: Saudi activist plays 'HaTikva' on Arabic instrumentplayer

Israeli Arab students refuse to stand for Israel's national anthem

Arab students refuse to stand for Israeli anthem 'Hatikva' during graduation ceremony at Haifa University.

Arab students refuse to stand for Israeli national anthemplayer

Independence Day: Hatikva & an Israeli flag on the Temple Mount

Singers told to be quiet, flag confiscated.

Hatikva & an Israeli flag on the Temple Mountplayer

Independence Day: MK Yomtob Kalfon visits the Temple Mount

Kalfon was heckled: "The Temple Mount doesn't want you, who sits with Arabs in government."

MK Yomtob Kalfon visits the Temple Mountplayer

Hatikva played at Dutch military cemetery as both nations honor fallen troops

National ceremony for fallen soldiers in the Netherlands includes the playing of “Hatikvah” as both countries mark memorial days.

Israel’s national anthem played at Dutch military cemetery

Kazakh athlete disrespects Israeli anthem after losing to Israeli

After 17-year-old Israeli won gold medal at Jiu-Jitsu World Championship in Abu Dhabi, his Kazakh competitor knelt during the anthem.

Kazakh athlete disrespects Israeli anthemplayer

Bollywood composer accused of plagiarizing Hatikva

After Hatikva played at Olympics in honor of gold medal winner Artem Dolgopyat, fans hear a similarity with a song from a 1996 Indian film.

Bollywood composer accused of plagiarizing Hatikva

Omer Adam and Noa Kirel present new rendition of Hatikva - Israel's anthem

With the end of the IDF's operation in Gaza, singers Omer Adam and Noa Kirel sing Hatikva, adding more words of hope in Hebrew and English.

Omer Adam and Noa Kirel present new rendition of Israel's anthemplayer

Frankfurt Mayor presesnts: Standing together - Hatikvah 2020

"Corona teaches us, that we cannot take our regular life for granted", explains Uwe Becker, "So it is even more important to stand together"

Frankfurt Mayor: Standing together - Hatikvah 2020player

Hope - the gift of the Jews

The Jews gave the world so much: monotheism, ethics, a love of learning and more. But they also gave us the concept of hope. Op-ed.

Hope - the gift of the Jews

Gospel group sings Israel's national anthem

Watch: Chicago-based gospel choir performs US, Israeli anthems at special online event held by Israeli embassy in the US.

Hatikva - Gospel styleplayer

'It was Happy Independence Day - if you celebrate it'

'It was Happy Independence Day - if you celebrate it'

Watch: 'Hatikva' sung from all corners of the world

Israel's national anthem sung with participants from all over the world at conclusion of Masa's Memorial Day ceremony.

Watch: 'Hatikva' sung from all corners of the worldplayer

Watch: Israelis called to sing 'Hatikva' together

At end of Memorial Day ceremony at Western Wall, Israeli citizens asked to go onto their balconies to sing national anthem together.

Watch: Israelis called to sing 'Hatikva' togetherplayer

Presenting: The Benny and Bernie summit

Presenting:  The Benny and Bernie summit

Kneeling for Hatikva: What if Jews kneeled during Islamic speeches?

Kneeling for Hatikva:  What if Jews kneeled during Islamic speeches?

Athletes take a knee during playing of Israeli anthem at Yeshiva University

Video posted on social media shows players from Brooklyn College take a knee during "Hatikvah" before match at Yeshiva University.

Athletes take a knee during Israeli anthem at Yeshiva Universityplayer

Watch: Singing Hatikva before taking off for Israel

241 new Olim sing Israeli national anthem before boarding Nefesh B'Nefesh flight to Israel..

Watch: Singing Hatikva before taking off for Israelplayer

Drowning out jeers, Polish soccer fans applaud Israeli anthem

Thousands of Polish soccer fans attending match in Warsaw between their national team and Israel’s applaud during the playing of 'Hatikvah.'

Drowning out jeers, Polish soccer fans applaud Israeli anthemplayer

Hatikva: The Song of Hope

Watch: The hope that has accompanied a nation - Israeli anthem sung by soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces.

Hatikva: The Song of Hopeplayer

From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

From Oy to Joy: A call for positivity in Jewish engagement

Watch: Netanyahu swamped by admirers in Hatikva Market

Prime Minister Netanyahu and wife Sara arrive for surprise tour of Tel Aviv's Hatikva Market, receives particularly sympathetic welcome.

Watch: Netanyahu swamped by admirers in Hatikva Marketplayer

Tev Aviv U: No Hatikva at graduation ceremony

Faculty of Humanities at TAU chooses to ban Israeli national anthem at graduation ceremony to avoid offending Arab students.

Tev Aviv U: No Hatikva at graduation ceremony

'Hatikva' sung around the world

Thousands of people from 50 different countries worldwide join World Jewish Congress in Jewish Hope project, sing national anthem together.

'Hatikva' sung around the worldplayer

Israeli judoka wins gold, hears Hatikva at Europe championship

Israeli national anthem played European Senior Judo Championships in Tel Aviv after Hatikva banned at Abu Dhabi Grand Slam tournament.

Israeli judoka wins gold, hears Hatikva at Europe championship

South Tel Aviv residents rage after infiltrators released

South Tel Aviv residents accuse government of 'abandoning them' after 58 illegal immigrants are released from prison.

South Tel Aviv residents rage after infiltrators released

'Change the anthem and forget the Nationality Law'

Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice calls on State to change the words of Hatikva to omit "Jewish soul" yearning for Zion.

'Change the anthem and forget the Nationality Law'

Hebrew University pushes back on Hatikvah criticism

Hebrew University defends itself from criticism over refusal to play national anthem at graduation ceremony.

Hebrew University pushes back on Hatikvah criticism

It's our national anthem, deal with it

Israeli Arabs don't have to sing the anthem if they find it difficult, but this is no reason to give up singing it altogether. Opinion.

It's our national anthem, deal with it

'Hatikvah' - not at Hebrew U. graduation

National anthem won't be played at tonight's graduation ceremony out of 'consideration for others' - Arab students and guests in attendance.

'Hatikvah' - not at Hebrew U. graduation

MK Stern: Why we voted against Nationality Law

MK Elazar Stern says he favors a nationality law but not in its present version.

MK Stern: Why we voted against Nationality Law

Watch: Azariya family sings Hatikva in court

Elor Azariya's family spontaneously sings Israeli national anthem following reading of 18-month sentence.

Watch: Azariya family sings Hatikva in courtplayer

Is Israel's national anthem for Jews only?

Can non-Jews identify with a song that speaks of the 'yearning' of a 'Jewish spirit'?

Is Israel's national anthem for Jews only?player

Belgian church bells chime Israeli anthem

Belgian Catholic church plays Hatikvah in honor of a visit by the president of the Jewish state.

Belgian church bells chime Israeli anthem for President Rivlin

Jew arrested for singing Hatikvah on Temple Mount

Teen arrested for singing Israeli national anthem handed distancing order from Temple Mount; father slams 'surrender to Muslim terror.'

Watch: Jew arrested for singing Hatikvah on Temple Mountplayer

New Bill: Open Knesset Sessions With Hatikvah

MK has proposed that the Knesset open its winter and summer sessions with the singing of the national anthem, Hatikvah.

New Bill: Open Knesset Sessions With Hatikvah

Watch: Crowd Sing Israeli Anthem at Terror Site

Dozens of passersby defiantly sign 'Hatikva' outside Jerusalem central bus station, following latest stabbing attack.

Watch: Crowd Sing Israeli Anthem at Jerusalem Terror Siteplayer

MK Backtracks on Demand Judges Sing 'Hatikvah'

Judicial Selection Committee member says comment that judges who won't sing national anthem shouldn't serve not to be taken literally.

MK Ilatov Backtracks on Demand Judges Sing 'Hatikvah'

MK Ilatov: Ya'alon is 'Talking Nonsense'

Yisrael Beytenu MK blasts Defense Minister for denouncing his plan to refuse to appoint as judges those who won't sing Israel's anthem.

MK Ilatov: Ya'alon is 'Talking Nonsense'

Ya'alon Blasts Demands for Judges to Sing Hatikva

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon insists that demanding that judges sing the national anthem 'incites against minorities.'

Ya'alon Blasts Demands for Judges to Sing 'Hatikva'