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  1. 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

  2. Passover Kiddush

    This track contains the Reconstructionist text of the Kiddush prayer for the Passover seder. It was recorded by Shabbat Unplugged, whose members are:

    The recording comes from the companion CD to the Reconstructionist Haggadah, A Night of Questions.

    https://archive.reconstructingjudaism.org/music/kiddush-passover

    Posted on: 2017/04/05 - 2:45pm