B'nei Anusim Center for Education

Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Addir Venaor-Yom Kippur

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 … Continue reading

September 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Torah Reading Rosh Hashanah 1st Day-2nd Aliyah

Torah Reading Rosh Hashanah 1st Day-2nd Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition. Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for Education. For a more complete … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Torah reading for the first day of Rosh Hashanah-first Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition

Torah reading for the first day of Rosh Hashanah-first Aliyah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition.     Posted by Rabbi Juan Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim Center for … Continue reading

September 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

Ahot Ketanah-Jewish Liturgy in the Spanish-Portuguese Tradition

Ahot Ketanah sung in the Spanish-Portuguese tradition. The Ahot Ketanah (the Little Sister) describes the sufferings endured by Israel and looks forward to a new year with its blessings.   … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mizmor L’David: Psalm 23 in the Judeo-Spanish Tradition

The following is my recording of Psalm 23 (Mizmor L’David) which is sung as part of the Shabbat liturgy, as a zemer (song) on Shabbat, and by some during the … Continue reading

June 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

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. … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sephardic Passover: Hodu L’Adonai Ki Tov

In the following recording,  Rabbi Abraham Lopes Cardozo records Hodu L’Adonai Ki Tov (Give Thanks to the L-RD for He is Good, For His Mercy Endures Forever) in the tradition … Continue reading

April 25, 2016 · Leave a comment