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A popular Jewish children's song contains the lyrics

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; Don't walk behind me, I may not lead; Just walk beside me, and just be my friend.

This is actually a quote from Albert Camus I would like to know when and how this became part of the Jewish song.

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similar judaism.stackexchange.com/q/22180/759 –  Double AA Feb 3 '13 at 4:11
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It could be the attribution to Camus is incorrect. See here: blog.quotesome.com/… and here:darrananderson.com/2013/05/25/… –  Ephraim Mar 6 at 15:52
    
This is almost certainly not from Albert Camus. But Uncle Moishe is still around, perhaps someone will ask him one day ... –  Yishai Nov 30 at 20:21

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This first appeared in a Jewish context with the release of Uncle Moishy and the Mitzvah Men vol. 2, in the early 1980s.

Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow;
Don't walk behind me, I may not lead;
Just walk beside me, and be my friend;
And together we will walk in the way of Hashem.

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