Saturday, 29 September 2018

Shemini Atzeret - Tikun HaGeshem - שמיני עצרת תיקון הגשם

In one of the more powerful prayers of the year, the Jewish world begins mentioning rain in their daily prayers beginning Musaf on Shemini Atzeret. The Moroccan version of this prayer is truly beautiful.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Shemini Atzeret - Ani Letzur Geoni - שמיני עצרת אני לצור גאוני

This piyut in honour of Shemini Atzeret is the same tune as LaEl Adom VeTzah which is sung on Pesah. I sing this piyut on the night of Shemini Atzeret and I follow it with Kadish.


Sukka Velulav

This is the most classic song sung during the Holiday of Sukkot. I record it to two melodies: Moroccan and Yerushalmi.
One can use this tune for any quatrain during the Tefila as it goes with pretty much all parts of the prayer service.

Sukka Velulav Moroccan Melody





Sukka Velulav Yerushalmi Melody


Haftarot Shemini Atzeret and Simhat Tora - הפטרות שמיני עצרת ושמחת תורה

Haftara Shemini Atzeret (Outside of Israel)


Haftara Simhat Tora


Thursday, 6 September 2018

Rosh Hashana Musaf Hazara Amida - ראש השנה חזרת עמידה מוסף


Arguably the most important and definitely the longest amida of the year, Musaf of Rosh Hashana takes the cake. So powerful; so vital! Here it is according to the Moroccan tradition.

El Adon Ashkenazi Melody - אל אדון נועם אשכנז

 This tune for El Adon comes from the famous Ashkenazi song "The little bird is calling" and has been adapted dozens of times to o...