T’filah / Amidah

Prayers for Shabbat

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: www.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.

T’filah/Amidah – The standing Prayer

Evening page 48-52 / Morning page 126-130 in MT:
Avot v’Imahot – G’vurot – K’dushah/Atah Kadosh (Shabbat Nusach) for Evening

Avot v’Imahot – G’vurot (Shabbat Nusach) – K’dushah – Bonia Shur for Morning

Morning page 132 in MT:
Yism’chu – Folk #203B Shireinu

Yism’chu – Joe Black/Shukiar

Morning page 134 in MT:
K’dushat Hayom (Shabbat Nusach) Morning


Evening pages 56-57 / Morning pages 136-137 in MT:
R’tzei – Julie Silver

Shalom – Prayers for peace

Evening page 60 / Morning page 140 in MT:
Shalom Rav –Klepper/Freedlander

Shalom Rav – Noah Aronson/Theodore Aronson

Sim Shalom – Chassidic/Shur

Sim Shalom – Julie Silver

Sim Shalom – Noam Katz

T’filat HaLev – Silent Prayer

Evening page 62 / Morning page 142 in MT:
Yih’yu L’ratzon – Unknown

Yih’yu L’ratzon – Hollis Schachner/R. Nelson

Yih’yu L’ratzon – Elana Arian

Yih’yu L’ratzon – Michelle Citrin

Yih’yu L’ratzon – Josh Nelson

Yih’yu L’ratzon – Rachelle Shubert

Oseh Shalom – Jeff Klepper

Oseh Shalom – Debbie Friedman