Shabbat Zachor is a time when we are commanded to remember.  Listen as I explore the idea of musical memory and why we are commanded to remember. Click the black triangle to play.

Shabbat Zachor D'var Tefilah.mp3Cantor Jen Rolnick
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Where did the music we hear in synagogue come from?  Although some melodies feel as 

if they came from Mount Sinai with the Torah, in fact they were written by people just like us.  Join me as I explore the roots of Jewish music and the composers that brought that music into our synagogues.  Click the black triangle to play.

Shabbat Shira D'var Tefillah - the rootsCantor Jen Rolnick
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