Prayer and Worship at TBI
Worship Adonai with gladness! Come into God’s presence with singing. (Psalm 100:2)
These prayers were recorded live at Temple Beth Israel in Skokie, IL in 5780 / 2019-2020 for the purposes of education for the congregation.
Rabbi Michael Weinberg, guitar and voice
Director of Music Marla Aviva Bentley, voice and conductor
TBI Accompanist Jennifer McCabe, piano
Koleynu: The Temple Beth Israel Adult Choir
Special guests include: Rob Weinberg, guitar and voice, Christopher Mahieu, piano, Philip Seward, piano
Primary sources of music include Shireinu and Gates of Song, available for purchase from Transcontinental Music Publishing, or directly from linked composers. Temple Beth Israel is licensed to stream through JLicense: #A-700135.
To stream Shabbat, Holiday and Festival services: https://tbiskokie.org
To read my articles on music and prayer, go to the Chai Notes column of the TBI Bulletin.
When we sing, we pray twice.
Visit these pages in the Prayer menu to listen and learn more:
Resources for learning more about Jewish Music and Prayer
Mishkan T’filah Online Prayer Book (Weekdays, Festivals and Shabbat) – Online Flip Book from CCAR Press
Mishkan T’filah: A Reform Siddur (CCAR Press) – our TBI prayer book used in services
Mishkan T’filah for Traveler’s (CCAR Press) – 6th grade classroom prayer book
B’chol L’vavcha by Rabbi Harvey Fields
Siddur Audio – Traditional nusach (chanting) of prayers of the Torah Service
Kakatuv – Prayers in Hebrew with direct transliteration and translation
Cantor Jamie Marx – Cantor Marx sings the prayers of a Shabbat Service including the Torah Service and Concluding Prayers
JGateways – Prayers and Blessings with Visual Supports
The Structure of the Jewish Prayer Service by Rabbi Wendi Geffen
Mi Shebeirach by Rabbi Reni Dickman
What is the Kaddish? by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg