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  1. Lecha Dodi Sheet Music

    This new setting of the traditional text for Lecha Dodi is by Elaine Moses. The lead sheet contains vocal line and guitar chords. Words for the first verse are included.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/lecha-dodi-sheet-music

    Posted on: 2016/04/14 - 10:48am

  2. Oneg Shabbat Lesson

    This lesson, for use with Siddur Kol Ha’Noar, helps acquaint children and adults with the idea and practice of Shabbat.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/oneg-shabbat-delighting-shabbat-lesson-use-siddur-kol-hanoar

    Posted on: 2016/04/21 - 1:50pm

  3. Reconstructionist Torah Blessings

    The traditional blessing before reading from the Torah contains the phrase אֲשֶׁר בָּֽחַר בָּֽנוּ מִכָּל הָעַמִּים (asher bakhar banu mikol ha’amim) — “Praised are you Lord our God, ruler of the Universe, who has chosen us from among all peoples by giving us the Torah.”  The Reconstructionist version of that phrase is rewritten as אֲשֶׁר קֵרְבָנוּ לַעֲבוֹדָתוֹ (asher kervanu la’avodato), “who has drawn us to your service by giving us the Torah.” This change preserves the notion of Torah as our unique and prec

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/video/reconstructionist-blessing-torah-reading

    Posted on: 2016/06/16 - 5:06pm

  4. Resources Following Presidential Election

    Prayers and resources for discussion following the November 2016 Presidential election in the United States.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/resources-following-election

    Posted on: 2016/11/11 - 12:08pm

  5. Yigdal Reconstructionist Text Study

    Yigdal, one of the most beloved of the medieval piyyutim (liturgical poems), appears as an opening hymn in the daily morning service. Yigdal summarizes the thirteen principles of the Jewish faith as formulated by Moses Maimonides (RaMBaM; late 12th century C.E.) in his Mishnah commentary on Sanhedrin 10:1.
     
    Reconstructionists often proudly assert that when we pray with a Reconstructionist siddur, we feel that we can 'say what we mean and mean what we say,' because our liturgical language reflects Reconstructionist theology.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/yigdal-reconstructionist-examination

    Posted on: 2016/11/30 - 2:00pm

  6. Kol HaNeshamah Hebrew in Davkawriter format

    This .zip file contains four documents with the Hebrew text of the services found in the Kol Haneshamah: Shabbat Vehagim prayer book.

    Note: you must have the Davkawriter Hebrew word processor installed on your computer to view these documents. 

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/kol-haneshamah-hebrew-text-davkawriter-format

    Posted on: 2017/04/25 - 3:12pm

  7. Hashkiveinu, Prayer and Connection

    This lesson helps children and adults delve into the meaning and feeling of the Hashkiveinu prayer. It uses a story and other texts from Siddur Kol Hano'ar to make students more comfortable with the siddur.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/hashkiveinu-prayer-and-connection-lesson-use-siddur-kol-hanoar

    Posted on: 2017/04/25 - 3:17pm

  8. Printable Torah Blessings

    This two-sided sheet is designed for congregational use during the Torah service. When printed on both sides, it contains the Reconstructionist Torah blessings on one side, and the traditional blessings on the other. 

     

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/document/printable-torah-blessings

    Posted on: 2019/09/11 - 10:15am