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Transliteration of The Shema

Transliteration of The Shema

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Cover your eyes with your right hand and say:
Sh'ma Yis-ra-eil, A-do-nai E-lo-hei-nu, A-do-nai E-chad.

Whisper:
Ba-ruch sheim k'vod mal-chu-to l'o-lam va-ed.

Listen to the recitation of Shema


V'a-hav-ta eit A-do-nai E-lo-he-cha,
B'chawl l'va-v'cha,
u-v'chawl naf-sh'cha,
u-v'chawl m'o-de-cha.
V'ha-yu ha-d'va-rim ha-ei-leh,
A-sher a-no-chi m'tsa-v'cha ha-yom, al l'va-ve-cha.
V'shi-nan-tam l'-va-ne-cha, v'di-bar-ta bam
b'shiv-t'cha b'vei-te-cha,
uv-lech-t'cha va-de-rech,
u-v'shawch-b'cha uv-ku-me-cha.
Uk-shar-tam l'ot al ya-de-cha,
v'ha-yu l'to-ta-fot bein ei-ne-cha.
Uch-tav-tam, al m'zu-zot bei-te-cha, u-vish-a-re-cha.

Listen to the recitation of V'ahavta


V'ha-ya, im sha-mo-a tish-m'u el mits-vo-tai
a-sher a-no-chi m'tsa-veh et-chem ha-yom
l'a-ha-va et A-do-nai E-lo-hei-chem
ul-awv-do b'chawl l'vav-chem, u-v'chawl naf-sh'chem,
V'na-ta-ti m'tar ar-ts'chem b'i-to, yo-reh u-mal-kosh,
v'a-saf-ta d'ga-ne-cha,
v'ti-ro-sh'cha v'yits-ha-re-cha.
V'na-ta-ti ei-sev b'sa-d'cha liv-hem-te-cha,
v'a-chal-ta v'sa-va-'ta.
Hi-sha-m'ru la-chem pen yif-te l'vav-chem, v'sar-tem,
va-a-vad-tem E-lo-him a-chei-rim, v'hish-ta-cha-vi-tem la-hem.
V'cha-rah af A-do-nai ba-chem, v'a-tsar et ha-sha-ma-yim,
v'lo yi-h'yeh ma-tar, v'ha-a-da-ma lo ti-tein et y'vu-la,
va-a-vad-tem m'hei-ra mei-al ha-a-rets ha-to-va
a-sher A-do-nai no-tein la-chem.
V'sam-tem et d'vara ei-leh, al l'vav-chem v'al naf-sh'chem,
uk-shar-tem o-tam l'ot al yed-chem,
v'ha-yu l'to-ta-fot bein ei-nei-chem.
V'li-mad-tem o-tam et b'nei-chem, l'da-beir bam
b'shiv-t'cha b'vei-te-cha, uv-lech-t'cha va-de-rech
u-v'shawch-b'cha uv-ku-me-cha.
Uch-tav-tam, al m'zu-zot bei-te-cha, u-vish-a-re-cha.
L'ma-an yir-bu y'mei-chem, vi-mei v'nei-chem, al ha-a-da-ma
a-sher nish-ba A-do-nai la-a-vo-tei-chem, la-teit la-hem
ki-mei ha-sha-ma-yim al ha-a-rets.

Listen to the recitation of V'haya


Va-yo-meir A-do-nai el Mo-she lei-mor:
Da-beir el b'nei Yis-ra-eil, v'a-mar-ta a-lei-hem
v'a-su la-hem tsi-tsit, al kan-fei vig-dei-hem l'do-ro-tam,
v'na-t'nu al tsi-tsit ha-ka-naf p'til t'chei-let.
V'ha-ya la-chem l'tsi-tsit, ur-i-tem o-to
uz-char-tem et kawl mits-vot A-do-nai, va-a-si-tem o-tam,
v'lo ta-tu-ru a-cha-rei l'vav-chem,
v'a-cha-rei ei-nei-chem
a-sher a-tem zo-nim a-cha-rei-hem,
L'ma-an tiz-k'ru, va-a-si-tem et kawl mits-vo-tai
vi-h'yi-tem k'do-shim lei-lo-hei-chem.
A-ni A-do-nai E-lo-hei-chem,
a-sher ho-tsei-ti et-chem mei-e-rets Mits-ra-yim
li-h'yot la-chem lei-lo-him;
A-ni A-do-nai E-lo-hei-chem… Emet

Listen to the recitation of Vayomer

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May 25, 2013
great!
G'd!!! This is great! I was searching for this sing-form of the Shema quite days, and finally I get it! Thanks for sharing.
The melody is so beautiful. My eyes even tear dropped.
I'll sing the Shema in this way all the days of my life!
Baruch Hashem and Shalom Aleichem, from Brazil.
Nathan
Brasil
April 9, 2013
Thank you, Menachem Posner
Your clarification is very helpful!
Citrine
US
April 9, 2013
To Citrine
The times of Shema are not personalized for each individual specifically, but run according to when people wake and go to sleep. As such, we say Shema after nightfall and sunrise each day, even if we are on a different schedule.
Menachem Posner
April 8, 2013
Confused
I often wonder what I should do about saying the Shema "when I get up in the morning" or "go to bed at night"..... the problem is I rarely go to bed at night! I love the night, I stay up until I can't stay awake, usually til 3, 4 or 5 in the morning; then sleep until late morning or early afternoon. I don't "wake up in the morning" to say it, that's when I'm heading to bed.
Citrine
US
July 2, 2012
Print version
The Jewish Learning Group has produced a number of transliterated material, check out their website, jewishlearninggroup.com
Chabad.org Staff
mychabad.org
July 2, 2012
print version
is there a print version of this and other transliterated prayers?
there are much more here than in the new siddur
Anonymous
Brooklyn
April 26, 2012
Allow me to reiterate this comment from, "anonymous('s)" comment, in the stream above.

"Rabbi Freeman has a video that says the Shema slowly as it is highlighted in Hebrew on a video. I cannot find it.

I would love to see that and any other prays like the amidah or mourner's pray, modei ani done in the same way so I could learn them

Thanks.
Posted By Anonymous, Clarksville, MD
Posted: Nov 1, 2011
Anonymous"

I love this! More! Bravo! Thank You all of you at chabad.
Lisa
Lisa Huntsman
Lubbock, Texas
April 13, 2012
Missing audio links
The audio links are not showing any more, please, fix them; thank you. For the time being, these are the audio links:

Shema & Baruch Shem
www.chabad.org/692807
Ve'ahavta
www.chabad.org/692808
Vehaya
www.chabad.org/692810
Vayomer
www.chabad.org/692811
יהושע - Josué Selva
Managua, Mgua., Nicaragua
February 13, 2012
Thank you
Thanks for the audio link. Learnt my Bar Mitzvah this way, so the audio links make it much easier to learn! Plus singing correctly is a lot more fun than just reading!
Daniel
Sydney, Australia
December 6, 2011
Tzvi Freeman
Rabbi Freeman has a video that says the Shema slowly as it is highlighted in Hebrew on a video. I cannot find it.

I would love to see that and any other prays like the amidah or mourner's pray, modei ani done in the same way so I could learn them

Thanks.
Anonymous
Clarksville, MD
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