RAR_1_12_09_ Old, Sweet Song

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Jan 12, 2009
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43 min 6 sec
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Venue: The Jewish Center (New York, NY) The Jewish Center (New York, NY)

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Zemirot, or songs of praise, are an essential part of every Shabbat meal, with melodies that resonate across families and generations. But even as we are moved by these soulful tunes, how many of us really understand what these poems are telling us? This series will shed light on little known aspects of the Shabbat zemirot as pedagogical tools and halachic works, as well as the great scholars and poets who authored them.

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Learning on the site is sponsored today by Miriam and Alan Goldberg to mark the sixth yahrtzeit of their father, Irwin Peyser, Harav Yisroel Chaim ben R' Dovid V' Fraidah Raizel Peyser and by Chana and Shmuel Goldstein and family, Nechama and Elliott Strauss, Mrs Shulamith Goldstein in memory of Dr. Allen Goldstein on his yaarzeit