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Hashkiveinu

Music, English lyrics and Recording © Alexander Massey, Aug 2014. Hebrew words (Trad.) Dedicated to my Rabbi, Reb Zalman Shachter-Shalomi (ztz”l), completed during shloshim. Chant, text, translation, source readings and reflections ….

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Ma’ariv Nigun

Meditative music must begin from silence. We must be prepared to enter silence first, because that is the most fertile space for beginning prayer. When I had my hand-woven tallit (prayer shawl) made, its maker Amy Smith (of www.bluefeetstudio.com), asked

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Ahavat Olam

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey This is the second of two blessings that come before the evening Shema in the liturgy, that praises God for the giving of Torah. In the morning, this blessing begins ahava raba ahavtanu ‘with

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