Bring Out the Festal Bread

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Author: Mark Belletini

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First Line: What modern pharaohs live
Title: Bring Out the Festal Bread
Author: Mark Belletini
Meter: with refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bring out the festal bread
Copyright: © 1992 Unitarian Universalist Association



Jabusch wrote his text to correspond to PROMISED ONE, an Israeli folk tune. Probably of Hasidic origin, PROMISED ONE was associated with the folk song "Gilu Hagalilim," brought by Zionist settlers to Israel after World War I. The Fireside Book of Folk Songs (1947) contains the tune with a different…

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