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Lecha Dodi

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A completely new approach to translating this Shabbat greeting song
This mystical hymn to the Shabbat was composed by the kabbalist Rabbi Alkabetz (c. 5260-5340) who was the teacher as well as the brother-in-law of the famed kabbalist Rabbi Moshe Cordovero. Rabbi Alkabetz was one of the members of the esteemed Safed circl...
Mystical hymn to Shabbat
Mystical hymn to Shabbat
A completely new approach to translating the Shabbat greeting song
Singing the Shabbat song welcoming the Shabbat in the Friday night prayers.
Singing the Shabbat hymn welcoming the Shabbat, which is sung in the Friday night prayers. This popular rendition of Lecha Dodi is to the Chassidic tune of “Becha Hashem”.
Singing the Shabbat song welcoming the Shabbat in the Friday night prayers.
Singing the Shabbat hymn welcoming the Shabbat, which is widely sung in the Friday night prayers. This rendition of Lecha Dodi is to the popular Chassidic tune known as Yifrach.
Transliteration: Lecho dodi, likras kaloh penei shabbos nekabeloh Shomor vezochor bedibur echod hishmi'anu El hameyuchod Hashem echod ush'mo echod leshem ulesif'eres ve-li-sehiloh Lecho dodi... Likras shabbos lechu v'nel-choh ki hi mekor hab'rochoh merosh...
Every week, for the 25 hours beginning just before sundown on Friday until after night has fallen on Saturday night, Jewish people celebrate Shabbat, a period of rest and spiritual rejuvenation.
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