The Baal Shem Tov, or Besht —  the founder of Chasidism — 
met the soul of the Messiah during an ascent to heaven. 
The Besht asked him, "When will the Master come?" 
The Messiah answered, "When your wellsprings break forth to the outside!" 
(from a letter written by the Besht to his brother-in-law about one of his soul ascents) 

Kabbalat Shabbat

songs in the Friday night liturgy 

Debbie Friedman—Shalom Aleikhem

A new Shalom Aleikhem by Debbi Friedman, aleha shalom, recorded this past summer.

B'shem Hashem (Hapores Sukkat Shalom)

Reb Shlomo's famous lullaby.

Yedid Nefesh (waltz time)

Yedid Nefesh in 3/4 time (think fast waltz). Emilia Cataldo has created a version that interweaves two voices in harmony.

Ana Bekhoach

Six recordings based on Yakar, Reb Shlomo, Skolyer (two traditional and one adapted) and Reb Zalman (Ryzhin). For counting the Omer, Kabbalat Shabbat, Chanukah, etc.

Ana BeKhoach text, pdf, how it's used, etc. are here.

Ana Bekhoach liturgy

What is Ana Bekhoach; how to use it in shul; download and print out the text, and more.


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