B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Mah Nistanah in the Sephardic Syrian Tradition

I had intended to post this before Passover, but better late than never. This version of the Mah Nishtanah is chanted in the Sephardic tradition of the Syrian Jewish community.

The order of the Mah Nistanah is different than in the order found in most standard Haggadot. This is true for other Sephardic Haggadot including the Judeo-Spanish tradition shown here.

The Syrian Jewish community pronounces matzah in what sounds almost like massah, though I have not stressed this pronunciation. 

The Haggadah shown here is the Sephardic Haggadah published by Rabbi Marc Angel, the rabbi emeritus of Congregation Shearith Israel, the historic Spanish-Portuguese synagogue in New York.


Posted  Rabbi Juan Bejarano-Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education and author of What is Kosher?

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This entry was posted on May 30, 2016 by in Sephardic Videos and tagged , , , , .
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