Experience the inspiring music that draws thousands of worshippers to Congregation B'nai Jeshurun, and that makes attending services at BJ "a required stop on any Jewish tour of New York" (Rabbi Sidney Schwartz, "Finding a Spiritual Home"). This second recording from BJ presents the beautiful and profound liturgy of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur uniquely interpreted by Hazzan Ari Priven, Rabbis Rolando Matalon, Marcelo Bronstein and Felicia Sol. With a mix of Sephardic, European, Hasidic, Latin American, and Middle Eastern melodies, accompanied by a unique assortment of musical instruments, TEKIYAH balances innovation and tradition, the familiar and the exotic, East and West - harmonizing the diverse strains of Jewish experience across centuries and continents.
A mixture of ancient and modern rhythms, melodies and aesthetics - BJ's profound interpretations delight and enlighten.
TEKIYAH: ECHOES OF THE HIGH HOLY DAYS AT BJ by Congregation B'nai Jeshurun
BJ (Congregation B'nai Jeshurun) in New York City is a Jewish community built on the belief that people must strive to be a kehillah kedoshah, a holy community. Their mission statement says, "We seek to inspire the search for meaning in our lives and the quest for a measure of sanctity in the midst of so much secularity." Their recording, WITH EVERY BREATH, does just that. Featuring as lead vocalists, Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein, Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon, and Hazzan Ari Priven, this spiritually uplifting recording of 12 sacred songs marks a journey through the powerful beauty of Shabbat. Selections include: Et Dodim, Hine Ma Tov, Niggun, Lekha Dodi, Kaddeshenu, Yigdal, Ki Le'olam Hasdo, Ma Gadlu, Halleluyah, Ein Keloheinu, Adon Olam and Hamavdil.
Cantor Ari Priven and the congregation choir from Manhattan's Congregation B'nai Jeshurun sing soothing Passover songs that will please audiences of all ages. These 12 sacred songs will enhance your journey through the powerful beauty of Passover.
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