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Tzomo Lecho Nafshi

Tzomo Lecho Nafshi

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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.


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

The Lubavitcher Rebbe
Music notes courtesy of Kehot Publication Society and Chabad Melodies by Eli Lipsker and Velvel Pasternak.
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January 24, 2017
So original, very special
July 28, 2015
Thank you again for sending me this beautiful song. It touches my heart deeply. How wonderful is our G d!
Rut Vega
July 27, 2015
I can't think of a better way to break a musical fast and again enjoy the wonderful gift of music, nor a better way to realize and appreciate the Vis-on of G-d in creating us with the capacity to listen and holistically enjoy music -then to allow my soul to sing from its heart and do what it most wants to do, when it feels most alive, comfortable, and satisfied, that is, worshiping and bonding with HaKadosh Baruch Hu. What wonderful blessings, the combination of, singing from the soul and worshiping HaShem.” I truly enjoy them both. {{{Tzomo Lecho Nafshi...}}}
April 21, 2015
Tzomo Lecho Nafshi
Like the song says. This is exactly how I feel... If I had wings, I would fly to you my King and leave everything behind. My soul thirst for you. B"H
March 31, 2015
tzmaeah lecha Nafchi
i just love this nigun , i walked to the chupah and i find this migun Holy and majestic.
Like if the rebbe was right next to me.
September 21, 2014
Tzomo Lecha Nafshi
Every time I hear this song I just feel extremely moved. This is the way I feel about my King of King of King. B"H
When are we going to be with Him again? I am desperately waiting!!!
September 20, 2014
Shmuel Lee
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!!
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
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