The Adir Venaor – mighty and illuminating one sung on Yom Kippur after the Vidui, the Confession. This version song in Spanish-Portuguese tradition. My three-year-old son is sitting with me and adding his version and interruptions. This is the way that I practice for holidays.

 

Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education. For a more complete review of Iberian Jewish history and the Crypto- Jewish Experience see  Secret Jews: The Complex Identity of Crypto-Jews and Crypto-Judaism.