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Who is the author of the Simchas Torah song Yom Simcha l'Yisrael?

  • Yarchon ha-Otzar #33 discusses the propriety of this song and indicates its author is unknown. – Double AA Oct 18 at 2:33
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According to rotter.net the composer of this song was Rabbi Ovadya Yosef Zatzal.

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    It says he one time ad lib-ed a couple verses into the song, not that he wrote it. – Double AA May 13 '14 at 17:53
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    @DoubleAA: It says השיר הסודי שחיבר הגר"ע יוסף נגד הערבים. I do not see anywhere that it says he one time ad lib-ed a couple verses into the song. – Gershon Gold May 13 '14 at 17:56
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    It gives a couple lines with variant and overtly modern phrases and then says "Here is the original." – Double AA May 13 '14 at 18:31
  • According to comment #8, 20, 28 here he didn't compose it, it's much older. – Ploni Jun 27 '17 at 13:38
  • And Shituf Piyut claims it's author is unknown. – Ploni Jun 27 '17 at 13:43

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