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Bringing Together and Educating Descendants of Sephardic Conversos

Model Ani in a Sephardic Melody

The Modeh Ani Lefanecha is the first “prayer” recited upon awakening. This version is sung in a Moroccan Melody and the two blessings that follow are also recited. My goal … Continue reading

March 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Vayikra-First-Aliyah-Spanish-Portuguese Tradition

This is the first aliyah of Parashat Vayikra chanted in the Spanish-Portuguese tradition. This is Leviticus 1:1-13.   Posted by Rabbi Juan Marcos Bejarano Gutierrez the director of the B’nei Anusim … Continue reading

March 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

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