Poem Notes

Line 1: Bereshit, the first word of the Torah in the Book of Genesis, means “In the beginning” or “In the origin/source.”

Line 5: Zion symbolizes “the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem” (Hebrews 12:22; Revelation 14:1).

Line 28: Yerushalaim is the transliteration of Jerusalem. Click phonetics for the pronunciation of Yerushalaim.