Israeli Songwriter Naomi Shemer’s Letter Exchange With Yom Kippur War Widow Discovered 40 Years Later

Heartrending letters were exchanged between a woman whose husband died in battle and the late musician and songwriter Naomi Shemer, hailed as the 'first lady of Israeli song and poetry.'

Some 40 years after the Yom Kippur War, a series of heartrending letters has been discovered between a woman whose husband died in battle and the late musician and songwriter Naomi Shemer, hailed as the “first lady of Israeli song and poetry.”