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Yerushalayim Ashrech - ירושלים אשרך
In honour of Yom Yerushalayim, where we celebrate the city that we will never forget, no matter where in the world we live in.
This set of songs is from the koudam of makam Isbihane. It speaks of the glory of Jerusalem. Many insert the words of Yerushalayim shel Zahav in place of Sura Adoni Sura and it fits perfectly.
Above you will find two recordings. The first is Havdala which consists of the piyutim, Eliyahu HaNavi, Avarech et Shem followed by the blessings of Havdala. I only recite the first stanza of each piyut. After Avarech et Shem many have the custom to bless the members of their family.
The second recording is the song Hamavdil ben Kodesh Lehol. However, I recorded it in maqam Sahli and not in the traditional tune which may come at a later date. One can also sing the song Amar Adonai LeYaakob which can be found here.
Here is the piyut Yashen al Teradam in both French and Spanish Moroccan melodies.
The French melody to this song is the same melody Spanish Moroccan Jews use to sing Ya Shema Evyonecha (to be posted later).