Music

  • Erev Shabbat: Kiddush

    Kiddush (Mishkan T'filah - page 5)
    Friday night Shabbat blessing over wine and sanctification of the day

  • Erev Shabbat: L'Cha Dodi

    L'cha Dodi (Mishkan T'filah page 20-21) "Come by Beloved". This is a Piyyut (liturgical poem) with nine verses we chant on Friday evening. This can be sung around your Shabbat table or at Synagogue. The melody is the one used by the community of progressive Jews in Israel from Kehilat Kol Han'shama in Jerusalem.

  • Erev Shabbat: L'Ha-Alot Ner Tamid

    This text is taken from the Book of Shemot ( Exodus) and is the instruction to the Kohanim to keep the flame of the Ner Tamid always rising. We chant this melody to begin our tefilla every Friday evening. The inspiration from this text is where our Community found their name and how the music, composed by Cantor Greenberg and Leora Perlman, was inspired.

  • Family Shabbat: Blessing the Shabbat Candles

    This is a lovely way to introduce preparing ones whole self for Shabbat.

  • Family Shabbat: Shabbat Is Here

  • Family: Hallelu

    Hallelu (Mishkan T'filah page 339)
    This is the final verse in Psalm 150. This meloday is attributes to the Sufi chanting of these words.

  • Family: Sh'ma

    Sh'ma (Sunday Morning Tune)
    This is the six words of the prayers known as Shema one says every evening and every morning. The tune recorded here is the one we use at our Sunday morning family Tefilla and was written by the Jews of the Abudayan community in Uganda.
    

  • Gleelets - Ocho candelikas chorus

  • Gleelets - Ocho candelikas verses

  • Gleelets - One Little Two Little

  • Gleelets - One Little Two Little Harmonies

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Ahava Rabba

    This is the text immediately following Shema, in which we connect with God in an unending loving presence in our lives. 

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Ahavah Rabbah

    Ahavah Rabbah (Mishkan T'filah page 198)
    The blessing which precedes SH’MA on the Divine’s abundant love for us

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Aliyah LaTorah Closing Blessing

    Torah Blessing Closing  (Mishkan T'filah page 250)
    What one chants when called up for an Alliyah after the Torah is chanted

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Aliyah LaTorah Opening Blessing

    Torah Blessing Opening (Mishkan T'filah page 250)
    What one chants when called to Torah as an Aliyah before the Torah is Chanted

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Ashrei

    Ashrei (Mishkan T'filah page 185)
    A Liturgical piyut/poem

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Baruch She-amar

    Baruch She-amar (Mishkan T'filah  page 183)
    “Blessed is the One who spoke”: Marks the Beginning of the Peskukei D’zimra

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Chatzi Kaddish into Bar’chu

    Chatzi Kaddish into Bar’chu (Mishkan T'filah) pg. 194-195
    Sanctification of the Divine’s name and call to worship

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: El Adon

    El Adon (Mishkan T'filah page 196-197)
    Liturgical poem about Creation

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Haftarah Blessings - After

    Haftarah Blessings (Mishkan T'filah page 254)
    After: Mark importance after chanting Haftarah

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Haftarah Blessings - Before

    Haftarah Blessings (Mishkan T'filah page 254)
    Before: Blessings to mark the importance of chanting Haftarah

    

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Torah Service

    Torah service (Mishkan T'filah page 244-248)
    Prayers as we rise to experience Torah.

  • Shabbat Shacharit: Yotzer Or

    Yotzeir Or (Mishkan T'filah) page 195)
    Blessing of Creation: Marks the Beginning of the Sh’ma Uvirchoteha

  • Shabbat: Adonai S'fatai Tiftach

    This is the meditative text that introduces the Amidah.

  • Shabbat: Aleinu

    Aleinu: (Mishkan T'filah page 282-287)
    Final community preyer for solidarity

  • Shabbat: Avot v’Imahot

    Avot v’Imahot (Mishkan T'filah page 206)
    The first blessing of the Amidah, in gratitude to the Creator for blessing our ancestors

    

  • Shabbat: G’vurot

    G’vurot (Miskhan T'filah page 208)
    The second blessing in the Amidah, the Divine power. Depending on the time of year, one line of text referencing the season is changed accordingly. 

    

  • Shabbat: V'ahavta Paragraph 1

    V’ahavta (Mishkan T'filah page 201)
    The portion from Torah chanted in cantillation on doing Mitzvot

  • Shabbat: V'ahavta Paragraph 2

    This is the second paragraph immediately following the V'ahavta, beginning with the word Vayomer, in which wearing tzitzit is mentioned.

  • Shabbat: V'ahavta Paragraph 3

    This is the final paragraph in the V'ahavta section chanted on both Friday night and Saturday morning.

  • Tot Shabbat: Hallelu

  • Tot Shabbat: L'cha Dodi

  • Tot Shabbat: Ma Nish Ma? (How Are You?)

  • Tot Shabbat: Ner Tamid

  • Tot Shabbat: Shma

  • Tot Shabbat: Sim Shalom

  • Tot Shabbat: There's A Dinosaur

  • Tot Shabbat: This Shabbat Light Candle Blessing