Living at a time when bad news comes all too often from Israel and senseless deaths have left so many traumatized and grieving, Jews worldwide have been shaken to the core and struggle to comprehend the unthinkable violence and bloodshed that have snuffed out so many promising lives. Yet even during difficult times we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that our Father in heaven loves us and await our cries for his compassion.
In this all new music video titled Avinu, Gad Elbaz eloquently and poignantly gives voice to the plea that is in all of our hearts, as we ask for divine protection and the peace that continues to elude us. A Cecelia Margules composition, Avinu is a moving musical prayer whose words echo our innermost thoughts as we yearn for an end to the horrific turbulence whose icy grip has made fear and worry our constant companions. A Sparks Next production, directed by Daniel Finkelman and co-directed by Aharon Orian, with cinematography by Mauricio Arenas and music by Eli Lishinsky, Avinu is dedicated to our brothers and sisters, the people of Israel.