song

Lev Tahor

Sometimes Hashem blesses us with a chance to touch a moment of spirituality and purity. King David asked that that pure heart be created within him, and that spirit be renewed within him. “Don’t send me away from You, and do not take away Your holy spirit from me.” (Tehillim/Psalms 51)

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Lev Nishbar

Brand new song, composed today.זבחי אלקים רוח נשברה לב נשבר ונדכה אלקים לא תבזההרופא לשבורי לב ומחבש לעצבותםA broken spirit is an offering to Hashem, Hashem does not embarrass a broken and hurting heart.He mends the broken hearted, and cures their sadness. Lev Nishbar

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Beshalach – Water, prophecy and song

Why is the climax of the Exodus specifically at Yam Suf, a body of water?What is the significance of the fact that there was an incredible level of prophecy at yam suf? Why does the Torah stress, a number of times, that the water was a wall for them, to their right and left? What…

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Yosef, reveal your light

I must preface my new song with the following introduction. It is a very delicate decision for me to place the song here, especially since I plan on using it in the very near future on a professional musical album. I ask that if you choose to encourage others to hear it, you link to…

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Power of a niggun

This is from a kumzitz I did in Morningside Acres bungalow colony on August 15, 2009. The niggun was composed by R’ Shlomo Carlebach.

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V'zakeini L'gadel

Last night, we celebrated the wedding of my Brother-in-law Yonoson Sanford in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My son Moshe Dov and I sang this beautiful song, composed by Baruch Levine.

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Ribono – strength through song

I must say that I was not sure if there would be much response to my anti-Loshon-Hara drive, and I was scared to look at my stats to see how many people downloaded Rav Kessin’s shiur. I was truly impressed at the amount of response that it actually got. If you haven’t yet heard it,…

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Singing for real

I would like to share the following story that has happened on a number of occasions, with slight variations. There is something deep and human about this experience, as you will soon see. As you may know, Hashem sends me parnassah through music – I play and sing at weddings and other simchas. Quite often,…

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