Shacharit / Morning

Prayers for Shabbat Morning

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

Prayer books: Mishkan T’filah for Shabbat, and Mishkan T’filah for Weekdays and Festivals, published by the CCAR.

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:

To read my articles on music and prayer, go to the Chai Notes column of the TBI Bulletin.

When we sing, we pray twice.


Shacharit – Shabbat Morning

Morning page 74 in MT:
Mah Tovu – Danny Maseng/Dunn

Mah Tovu – Debbie Friedman

Morning page 76-78 in MT:
Asher Yatzer/Elohai N’shamah – Debbie Friedman

Elohai N’shamah – Debbie Friedman

Evening page 22 / Morning page 96 in MT:
Mizmor Shir (Psalm 92) – Unknown #249 Shireinu

Tov L’hodot (Psalm 92) – Nava Tehila

Tov L’hodot (Psalm 92) – Beth Styles

Tov L’hodot (Psalm 92) – Ken Chasen

Tzadik Katamar (Psalm 92) – Lewandowski

Morning page 100 in MT:
Hal’luyah Psalm 150 – Leonard Cohen

Hal’luyah Psalm 150 – Debbie Friedman

Hal’luyah Psalm 150 – Brazilian Capoeira

Evening page 26 / Morning page 108 in MT:
Chatzi Kaddish – Shabbat Nusach

Sh’ma Uvirchoteha – Sh’ma and her blessings

Evening page 28 / Morning page 108 in MT:
Bar’chu – Ben Siegel

Bar’chu – Rick Recht

Bar’chu – Rachelle Nelson

Morning page 110 in MT:
Yotzeir Or

Evening page 34-35 / Morning page 114-115 in MT:
Sh’ma – Sulzer and V’ahavta

Sh’ma/And You Shall Love – Debbie Friedman

Morning page 122 in MT:
Mi Chamocha/Tzur Yisrael – Max Janowski

Mi Chamocha/Tzur Yisrael – Dan Nichols

┬áMi Chamocha (Morning) – Michelle Auslander Cohen