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Tzomo Lecho Nafshi

Tzomo Lecho Nafshi

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Lyrics:

Transliteration:

Tza-mah le-chah naf-shi ka-ma le-cha be-sa-ri, be-e-retz tzi-yah ve-a-yeif be-li ma-yim. Kein ba-ko-desh cha-zi-si-chah lir-oir ooz-chah oo-che-vo-de-chah.

Translation:

My soul thirsts for You. My flesh longs for You. In a dry and weary land without water. So may I look for You in the sanctuary to see Your power and Your glory.

Psalms 63:2,3

Musical Notes


One can hear on this recording the voice of the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, singing this melody at the Chassidic gathering of Tes-Vov Shevat, 5737, the year of his seventy fifth birthday. The chorus of thousands of assembled Chassidim can be heard accompanying the Rebbe.

Composition of this song is attributed to the Alter Rebbe, Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, founder of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. The tune, reflecting the meaning of its words, expresses the craving of the soul for its Maker.



Composed or Taught By
The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson

Vocalists
The Lubavitcher Rebbe
Music notes courtesy of Kehot Publication Society and Chabad Melodies by Eli Lipsker and Velvel Pasternak.
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August 2, 2013
Tzomo Lecho Nafshi
This is definitely a call from my soul too!! What an amazing cry to our King of King!!! His Mercy Endure for ever. We shall be with Him, like it was then. Soon. Baruch Hashem!!
Anonymous
USA
February 7, 2013
As I was playing this song, my dog, a puppy cocked his head and turned his head to the music coming from the computer. He even smiled! Love this music.
Roberta Freedman
Buffalo, NY
January 18, 2013
To think all these years later... the strength and love is still just as strong. Even on my computer, it's as if I am right there. There is no time difference. It's like light is let into your mind and soul. How greatful I am for those who were so brave, and went before us, to teach us. Thank you for letting me step into this beautiful moment of time.
Susan Brooks
St. Joseph, Mi
December 12, 2011
Lovely
Very nice, I like this music so much.
Anonymous
October 14, 2011
What a moving melody
Beautiful beyond words, its depth can only be felt with the soul. :)
Lisa
June 9, 2010
Lovely to hear
Marvelous to hear the Rebbe's voice.
Prof. Tom Diamant
Tunbridge Wells, England
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