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1.   Hilula Ethnix, arr. Rodin
2.   Haleluyah - Psalm 146 Salamone Rossi (c.1570-c.1630)
3.   Tzena Israeli Folk Song, arr. Rodin
      Shlosha Pirkei Hallel
           4.   Psalm 111
           5.   Psalm 112
           6.   Psalm 113
Yehezkel Braun (1922-present)
7.   Kaddish Salamone Rossi
8.   Yihyeh Tov David Broza
9.   Hafle Vafele Yedidya Admon
10. Elohim Hashivenu - Psalm 80 Salamone Rossi
      Mizmorei Tehilim
           11. Psalm 47
           12. Psalm 48
           13. Psalm 150
Tzvi Avni (1927-present)
14. Mitachat Hashamayim David Broza, arr. Rodin
15. Mizmor L'David - Psalm 29 Yehezkel Braun
16. El Eretz Tzvi  D. Zelzer, arr. Sa'ar
17. Lamnatzeach - Psalm 8 Salamone Rossi
18. Keren Or Noa, arr. Rodin
19. Na'ar Hayiti Abie Rotenberg, arr. Rigler
20. Hora A. Toledano, arr. Rodin
Key to Hebrew pronunciation

 

Hilula
     Hem olim lema'ala
     K'nafaim laheichal
     Noshkim la'even hakara nora

     P'neihem el hamizrach
     Hatzon kashur b'chevel
     Rokdim b'ketzev m'toraf nora

     CHORUS:
     Va'ani noseh t'filah / Birchata shel hilula / Acharei has'ara
     Belibi noseh t'filah / Birchata shel hilula / Mul ha'even hakara

     Hem zovchim kashevach
     Shamayim b'hirim
     V'or yored v'hargasha tova

     B'nei adam b'yachad
     L'lo rigshut nakam
     Rokdim rikud nifla shel ahava

     CHORUS

     Interlude

     CHORUS (X2)

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Haleluyah – Psalm 146
     Haleluyah.
     Hal'li nafshi et adonai ahal'la adonai bechayai
          Azam'ra lelohai be'odi
     Al tivt'chu vindivim b'ven adam she'eyn lo teshua
     Teitzei rucho yashuv l'admato
          Bayom hahu av'du eshtonotav
     Ashrei she'el Ya'akov b'ezro
          Sivro al adonai elohav
     Oseh shamayim va'aretz
          Et hayam v'et kol asher bam
          Hashomer emet l'olam
     Oseh mishpat la'ashukim
          Noten lechem lare'evim
          Adonai matir asurim
     Adonai poke'ach ivrim
          Adonai zokef k'fufim
          Adonai ohev tzadikim
     Adonai shomer et gerim
          Yatom v'almana ye'oded
          V'derech r'shaim y'avet
     Yimloch Adonai l'olam elohayich tziyon l'dor vador
     Haleluyah.
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Tzena
     Tzena, tzena, tzena, tzena habanot ur'ena chayalim bamoshava.
     Al na, al na, al na, al na, al na titchabena miben chayil ish tzava.
     Tzena, tzena...

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Shlosha Pirkei Hallel
Psalm 111
     Haleluyah.
     Odeh adonai b'chol leivav
     B'sod y'sharim v'edah
     G'dolim ma'aseh adonai
     D'rushim l'chol cheftzeyhem
     Hod v'hadar po'olo
     V'tzidkato omedet la'ad
     Zecher asah l'nifleotav
     Chanun v'rachum adonai
     Teref natan lireyav
     Yizkor le'olam b'rito
     Koach ma'asav higid l'amo
     Latet lahem nachalat goyim

     Ma'asei yadav emet umishpat
     Ne'emanim kol pikudav
     Asuyim be'emet v'yashar
     Tziva l'olam b'rito
     Kaddosh v'nora sh'mo
     Reishit chochma yir'at adonai
     T'hilato omedet la'ad

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Psalm 112
     Haleluyah.
     Ashrei ish yarei et adonai
     B'mitzvotav chafetz m'od
     Gibor ba'aretz yihyeh zar'o
     Dor y'sharim y'vorach
     Hon va'osher beveito
     V'tzidkato omedet la'ad
     Zarach bachoshech or la'yisharim
     Chanun v'rachum v'tzadik.

     Tov ish chonen umalveh
     Y'chalkel d'varav b'mishpat
     Ki l'olam lo yimot
     L'zecher olam yihyeh tzadik

     Mi shmu'a ra'a lo yir'a
     Nachon libo batu'ach badonai
     Samuch libo lo yir'a
     Ad asher yir'e v'tzarav
     Pizar natan la'evyonim
     Tzidkato omedet la'ad
     Karno tarum b'chavod
     Rasha yir'eh vecha'as
     Shinav yacharok v'namas
     Ta'avat r'sha'im toveid

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Psalm 113 -
     Haleluyah.
     Hal'lu Avdei Adonai
          Hal'lu et shem adonai
     Y'hi shem adonai m'vorach
          Mei'ata v'ad olam
     Mimizrach shemesh ad m'vo'o
          M'hulal shem adonai
     Ram al kol goyim adonai
          Al hashamayim k'vodo
     Mi kadonai eloheinu
          Hamagbihi lashavet
          Hamashpili lir'ot
          Bashamayim uva'aretz
     M'kimi mei'afar dal
          M'ashpot yarim evyon
     L'hoshivi im n'divim
          Im n'divei amo
     Moshivi akeret habayit
          Eim habanim s'mecha
     Haleluyah.
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Kaddish
     Yitkadal v'yitkadash sh'mei raba
     Be'alma divra chirutei
     V'yamlich malchutei
     B'chayechon uv'yomeichon
     Uv'chayei d'chol beit yisrael
     Ba'agala uvizman kariv
     V'imru Amen.

     Yitbarach v'yishtabach
     V'yitpa'ar v'yitromam
     V'yitnase v'yitale
     V'yithadar V'yithalal
      Sh'me d'kudsha b'rich hu

     Le'eila ul'eila min kol birchata
     Shirata
     Tushbechata v'nechemata
     Da'amiran b'alma
     V'imru Amen.

     Titkabal tz'lot'hon uva'ut'hon
     D'chol beit yisrael
     Kodam avuhon d'vishmaya
     V'imru Amen.

     Y'hei sh'lama raba min sh'maya
     V'chayim tovim aleinu
     V'al kol yisrael
     Ve'imru Amen.

      Oseh shalom bimromav
     Hu v'rachamav
     Ya'ase shalom aleinu
     V'al kol yisrael
     V'imru Amen.

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Yihyeh Tov
     Ani mabit meihachalon
     V'zeh oseh li dei atzuv
     Ha'aviv chalaf avar lo
     Mi yodei'a im yashuv
     Haleitzan haya l'melech
     Hanavi nihya leitzan
     V'shachachti et haderech
     Aval ani od kan.

     CHORUS:
     V'yihyeh tov, yihyeh tov ken
     Lif'amim ani nishbar
     Az halaila, oh, halaila
     Itach ani nish'ar

     Y'ladim lovshim k'nafayim
     V'afim el hatzava
     V'acharei shnatayim
     Hem chozrim l'lo tshuva
     Anashim chayim b'metach
     M'chapsim siba linshom
     Uvein sin'a l'retzach
     M'dabrim al hashalom

     CHORUS

     Ani mabit meihachalon
     Lir'ot im kol ze amiti
     Mabit meihachalon
     Um'malmel et tfilati
     Od yagur ze'eiv im keves
     V'namer yirbatz im g'di
     Ach beintayim al totzi'i
     Et yadeich mikaf yadi

     CHORUS (X2)

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Hafle Vafele
     Umoshe hika al tsur
     Bamateh hika al selah (X2)
     Vayetz'u mimenu mayim
     Hafle vafele.

     Umoshe hevi g'di
     Vaynikehu d'vash miselah
     Vay'hi kolo k'ma'ayan
     Zach v'tzalul kamayim
     Hafle vafele.

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Elohim Hashivenu - Psalm 80: 4, 8, 20
     Elohim hashivenu
     V'ha'er panecha v'nivashe'a

     Elohim tz'va'ot hashivenu
     V'ha'er panecha v'nivashe'a

     Adonai elohim tz'va'ot hashivenu
     V'ha'er panecha v'nivashe'a

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 Mizmorei Tehilim
Psalm 47: 2, 3, 7, 8
     Kol ha'amim tik'u kaf
          Hari'u leilohim b'kol rina
      Ki adonai elyon nora
          Ki adonai elyon melech gadol al kol ha'aretz.

     Zam'ru leilohim
         Zam'ru lemalkeinu zam'ru
     Ki melech kol ha'aretz
         Elohim zam'ru maskil

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Psalm 48: 3,4
     Yefei nof m'sos kol ha'aretz
     Har tziyon yark'tei tzafon kiryat melech rav
     Elohim b'armenoteha noda l'misgav
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Psalm 150
     Haleluyah.
     Hal'lu el b'kodsho, Hal'luhu birkia uzo
     Hal'luhu bigvurotav, Hal'luhu k'rov gud'lo
     Hal'luhu b'teika shofar, Hal'luhu b'nevel v'chinor.
     Hal'luhu b'tof umachol.  Hal'luhu b'minim v'ugav
     Hal'luhu b'tziltzelei shama, Hal'luhu b'tziltzelei tru'ah
     Kol han'shama t'halel yah.  Haleluyah.
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Mitachat Hashamayim
     CHORUS:
     Banu l'chan mitachat hashamayim
     Shnayim k'mo zug einayim.
     Yeish lanu z'man mitachat hashamayim
     Beynatayim anu od kan.

     At va'ani (3X)
     V'hamita r'chava latet ahava.
     Layla vayom (3X)
     V'hachiyuch mitnatzel sh'hu mit'atzel

     CHORUS

     Shneinu echad (3X)
     Echad shalem v'agol, shalem v'gadol.
     Bo'i niten  (3X)
     Ani eten lach latet, latet li latet lach.

     V'lamrot hapa'ar
     V'lamrot hake'ev                 (2X)
     V'lamrot hatza'ar
     Ani ohev v'ohev.

     CHORUS

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Mizmor L’David – Psalm 29
     Mizmor l'David.
     Havu ladonai b'nei eilim (2X)
         Havu ladonai kavod va'oz
     Havu ladonai k'vod sh'mo
         Hishtachavu ladonai b'hadrat kodesh
     Kol adonai al hamayim
         Eil hakavod hir'im
         Adonai al mayim rabim
     Kol adonai bako'ach
         Kol adonai b'hadar
         Kol adonai shover arazim
         Vayshaber adonai et arzei hal'vanon
     Vayarkidem k'mo egel
         L'vanon v'siryon k'mo ven re'emim
     Kol adonai chotzev lahavot esh
     Kol adonai yachil midbar
         Yachil adonai midbar kadesh
     Kol adonai y'cholel ayalot
         Vayechesof ye'arot
         Uv'heichalo kulo omer kavod
     Adonai lamabul yashav
         Vayeishev adonai melech l'olam
     Adonai oz l'amo yiten
         Adonai y'varech et amo vashalom.
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El Eretz Tzvi
     Bachatzi halayla hem kamu
     V'hiko biktzeh ha'olah
     Kivnei reshef chashu hirchiku of
     L'hashiv et k'vod ha'adam

     CHORUS 1:
     El eretz tzvi, el d'vash s'doteha
     El hacarmel, v'hamidbar
     El am asher lo yecheseh
     Sh'et banav lo yafkid l'zar
     El eretz tzvi, sh'bivchareha
     Po'emet ir midor ledor
     El eretz em lat'vorah
     k'shurim baneha batov uvarah

     Bachatzi halayla overet
     Bisdoteinu ruach sharav
     Aravah ilemet tarchin az rosh
     Al asher im shachar lo shav

     CHORUS 2:
     El eretz tzvi, el d'vash s'doteha
     El hacarmel, v'hamidbar
     El am asher lo yecheseh
     She'et banav lo yafkid l'zar

     El eretz tzvi, sh'dimoteha
     Noshrot al s'deh chamaniyot
     She'etzbona v'sasona
     Hem shtei va'erev chasder yoma.

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Lamnatzeach – Psalm 8
     Lamnatzeach al hagitit mizmor l'David.
     Adonai adoneinu
         Ma adir shimcha b'chol ha'aretz
         Asher t'na hod'cha al hashamayim.
     Mipi ol'lim v'yonekim
         Yesad'ta oz

     Lema'an tzor'recha l'hashbit oyev umitnakem
     Ki ereh shamecha ma'aseh etzb'eotecha
     Yarei'ach v'chochavim asher konanta
     Ma enosh ki tizkerenu uven adam ki tifk'denu
     Vat'chasereihu m'at mei'elohim
     V'chavod v'hadar t'aterehu
     Tamshileihu b'ma'asei yadecha
     Kol shata tachat raglav
     Tzone va'alafim kulam
    V'gam bahamot sadai
     Tzipur shamayim udgei hayam
     Over orchot yamim
     Adonai adoneinu
     Ma adir shimcha b'chol ha'aretz

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Keren Or
     Et kol hakochavim ta'aman
     Et hasahar ataf bish'chor            2X
     Mitzafon v'ad teiman
     Ein keren or

     V'haboker alman ne'eman
     Sak afor al motnav yachgor
     Mitzafon v'ad teiman
     Ein keren or

     Ein or, ein keren or

     Hadlika na ner lavan
     B'ohel libi hashachor                 2X
     Mitzafon v'ad teiman
     Yizrach ha'or

     Ha'or, yizrach ha'or

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Na’ar Hayiti
     Na'ar hayiti gam zakanti
     V'lo ra'iti tzadik ne'ezav (2X)
     V'zaro m'vakesh lachem

     Hashem oz l'amo yiten (2X)
     Hashem yevarech et amo vashalom

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Hora
     Od mazhiv hasadeh sh'azavnu az
     Od ha'aretz noset yevulah
     V'od yafim hem haleilot bichna'an
     Terem hashemesh olah

     CHORUS:
     V'gam hahora hahi, im hahei
     Kola od oleh kola lo nidam
     V'gam hahora hahi, im hahei
     Shira m'mlei libi l'olam

     Od rakevet chotzah sham pardes yarok
     Chasida od roga'at m'al
     V'od nisa ha'arefel ba'emek
     Bein hazricha v'hatal

     CHORUS

     Od shatim ananim al batei ha'ir
     V'hayam m'latef et hachol
     V'od nishma eich bilvavot po'em lo
     Zemer yashan umachol

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KEY:

a - as in Bach
e - as in bed
ei - a Hebrew dipthong of a long "a" and a long "e" sound - closest to the "a" in the word bake.
u - as in lute
o - as in oak
ch - the gutteral ch sound, as in "Bach"
Apostrophes are used for two main purposes:
    1) In place of a "shva na," as in the Hebrew word "b'tof."  The word should be pronounced bih-tof
    2) In order to distinguish between two vowel sounds that follow one another, as in "po'em."  It should be pronounced po-em.
 
 
 
 

Transliterations by Jesse Rodin