Masorti Judaism


The European Academy for Jewish Liturgy (EAJL)

Why is it so important to hand down the religious musical legacy of our people? Who cares about it anyway?  I am particularly passionate about what is known as nusach hat’filla which means the chants of our people in prayer....

Posted on 11 January 2018, By Chazan Jaclyn Chernett

It always happens at this time of the year. As soon as we get into Vaera , my mind is back in the USSR. It’s the phrase “Sh’lach et ami…” — “Let my people go…” that stimulates those memories. That phrase from Vaera, which is the...

Posted on 11 January 2018, By Angela Gluck
Rav Kook’s Fourfold Song

I had always heard the name Rav Kook mentioned in introductory sessions to ’varieties of Zionism’. He was the one with a long beard that wasn’t Herzl. I discounted him superficially and assumed naively that I wouldn’t have much...

Posted on 4 January 2018, By Daniel Eisenberg

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