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Congregational Melodies

 Holidays / Festivals 

Tisha B'av

Al Naharot Bavel, By the Waters
Eili Tziyon
Hashiveinu Cannon
Taste of Eicha (Lamentations)

 

Festival Melodies & Special Readings

Shir HaShirim - Song of Songs, recited on Pesach (Chapter 1)
Hatzi Kaddish - special melody used before Tal & Geshem prayers on Pesach & Sh'mini Atzeret
Avot (beginning of the Amidah) - special melody used before the Tal & Geshem prayers
Tal - Prayer for Dew, recited on the first day of Pesach - L. p375, S. p478

 

Pesach Seder

Kadesh Ur'chatz (Sephardic)
Shene'emar, by M. Oysher - this melody can be used to add a little excitement to the text, as the word "shene'emar" appears often during the Maggid section
Seder Table Symphony

Ma Nishtana - click here to learn the Ma Nishtana in American Sign Language, taught by Deborah Rivel

V'hi She'amda, by Yonatan Razel
B'chol Dor Vador, by Chaim Parchi

For various Hallel melodies, see Hallel section below

Va'amartem Zevach Pesach
Ki Lo Naeh, by M. Oysher
Ki Lo Naeh, as heard by Rabbi Eliezer Diamond
Adir Hu - traditional melody from Bucharest
Echad Mi Yodea
Quen Supiense - Echad Mi Yodea in Ladino

Click here for printable lyrics for Quen Supiense

Mu Asapru, Mu Adabru - Echad Mi Yodea in Yiddish

Click here for printable lyrics for Mu Asapru, Mu Adabru

Chad Gadya 1 - a "traditional" chassidic melody
Chad Gadya 2 - a whimsical version... Wheee!
Alla Fiera dell'Est - Italian Chad Gadya

Click here for printable lyrics for Alla Fiera dell'Est

 

Hallel

Ma Ashiv LAdo-nai 1 - L. p318, S. p384
Ma Ashiv LAdo-nai 2 - L. p318, S. p384
Hodu LAdo-nai Ki Tov - L. p319, S. p386
Hodu LAdo-nai Ki Tov (Scott Sokol) - L. p319, S. p386
Min HaMeitzar - L. p319, S. p386
Baruch Haba - L. p320, S. p386
Eili Ata - L. p320, S. p386
Lo Amut, as sung by Cantor Farid Dardashti - L. p320, S. p386

 

Yizkor

Psalm 23 (Gerald Cohen) - L. p337, S. p523

 

* L. = Siddur Lev Shalem for Shabbat & Festivals; S. = Siddur Sim Shalom for Shabbat, Festivals, and Weekdays

Wed, April 17 2024 9 Nisan 5784