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Naftali Herz Imber (1856-1909) was a Jewish Hebrew-language poet. He is famous for "Tikvateinu," the poem that the Israeli national anthem, "HaTikvah," was based on. Use this tag in conjunction with [hebrew-literature].

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Why was the text of “HaTikvah” changed?

"HaTikvah," Israel's national anthem, was adopted from an earlier poem called "Tikvateinu," by Naftali Herz Imber. Here is the official text of the anthem (translation and transliteration can be found ...