Real name: Michrovsky. Wrote this while in the Palestinian Brigade, part of the British Army. Julius Grossman wrote a new version in 1947. On May 14th 1948 (birth of the Israelian State) it was played as the first song on the (no longer clandestine) Israelian radio station.
Weavers with Gordon Jenkins [n°3 US, B-side of Goodnight Irene; also a version in Hebrew]
Tohama [hit Fr as Tzena]
Jacques Hélian [idem]
Lucien Jeunesse [idem]
Pete Seeger [at 89 with Arabic lyrics]