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All audio files were recorded by Cantor Joseph Ness.

All audio files are in MP3 format. They can be downloaded and played on your computer and on any MP3 player. Clips play best in Chrome or Firefox.

 

Friday Evening Service

Guide to the Friday Evening Service

A one-page guide to the Friday Evening Service. For each part of the service, this guide includes page numbers in Sim Shalom, the name of the prayer, directions for chanting and the audio file for that prayer. PDF

 

Kabbalat Shabbat 01 - Yedid Nefesh 10
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 02 - L'chu Neranenah 11 (Psalm 95)
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 03 - Arbaim Shanah 12 (Psalm 95) 
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 04 - Shiru Ladonai 13 (Psalm 96) 
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 05 - Yismechu Hashamayim 14 (Psalm 96) 
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 06 - L'cha Dodi-(1)Shamor 23 
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 07 - L'cha Dodi-(2)L'krat Shabbat 23 
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 08 - L'cha Dodi-(3)Mikdash Melech 23
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 09 - L'cha Dodi-(4)Hitna'ari 24
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 10 - L'cha Dodi-(5)Hioreri 24
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 11 - L'cha Dodi-(6)Lo Teivoshi 24
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 12 - L'cha Dodi-(7)V'hayu 25
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 13 - L'cha Dodi-(8)Yamin 25
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 14 - L'cha Dodi-(9)Boi V'shalom 25
 
Kabbalat Shabbat 15 - Mizmor Shir l'Yom Hashabbat 27


Kabbalat Shabbat 16 - Tzaddik Katamar 28
 

Kabbalat Shabbat 17 - Eydotecha 29


 

 


 

 

Shabbat Maariv 01 - Barechu 39a 


Shabbat Maariv 02 - Hama'ariv Aravim 39a 


Shabbat Maariv 03 - Ahavat Olam 40 


Shabbat Maariv 04 - Shema, Veahavta & conclusion 41-42

Shabbat Maariv 05 - Umalchuto......Ga'al Yisrael I 44

Shabbat Maariv 06 - Umalchuto....Ga'al Yisrael II 44

Shabbat Maariv 07 - Hashkivenu (spoken) 45

Shabbat Maariv 08 - Ushmor Tzeiteinu 45


Shabbat Maariv 09 - V'shameru 46

Shabbat Maariv 10 - Chatzi Kaddish 46

Shabbat Maariv 11 - Vayechulu 53

Shabbat Maariv 12 - Blessing & Magen Avot 53 


Shabbat Maariv 13 - Elokeinu...Avoteinu 54 


Shabbat Maariv 14 - Kaddish Shalem 54 

Shabbat Maariv 15 - Kiddush 55

Shabbat Maariv 16 - Aleinu I 56 

Shabbat Maariv 17 - Yigdal (Yigdal....Tifarto) 62 

Shabbat Maariv 18 - Yigdal II (Lo kam....Tehilato) 62 

 

 


Shabbat Morning Service

Note: If you have a problem downloading and opening the ZIP files, you can find the individual MP3 files for Shabbat Morning below.

 

Guide to the Saturday Morning Service

A three-page guide to the Saturday Morning Service. For each part of the service, this guide includes page numbers in Sim Shalom, the name of the prayer, directions for chanting and the audio file for that prayer. PDF

 

Individual MP3 Files 

Shabbat Morning 01 - Birchot Hashachar 103 

Shabbat Morning 02 - Uteneynu... 104 
Shabbat Morning 03 - Ashreinu 106 

Shabbat Morning 04 - Kadesh 106 
Shabbat Morning 05 - Baruch Sheamar 122 

Shabbat Morning 06 - Yachid 122 
Shabbat Morning 07 - Adonai malach -- Aydotecha 134 

Shabbat Morning 08 - Yechi ch'vod -- Vehu rachum  135  /sites/www.bethelwesthartford.org/files/files/Shabbat%20Morning%209%20-%20Yechi%20ch%27vod...Vehu%20rachum..%2080.mp3

Shabbat Morning 09 - Ashrei -- Tehilat 136

Shabbat Morning 10 - Halleluyah 141 

Shabbat Morning 11 - Nishmat kol chai 145 

Shabbat Morning 12 - Nehalelcha 146 (last 3 lines) 

Shabbat Morning 13 - Shochein ad 147 

Shabbat Morning 14 - Uvmakhalot 147 
Shabbat Morning 15 - Brachot v'hodaot 148 

Shabbat Morning 16 - Chatzi Kaddish 148 
Shabbat Morning 17 - Barechu 149 

Shabbat Morning 18 - Hakol -- Ayn K'Erkecha 150 
Shabbat Morning 19 - El Adon 151 

Shabbat Morning 20 - Lael asher 152 
Shabbat Morning 21 - V'chulam potchhim -- et Shem 153 

Shabbat Morning 22 - Kadosh -- Baruch kevod 153 
Shabbat Morning 22A - L'eyl -- or chadash 153 

Shabbat Morning 23 - Ahavah Rabah 154 

Shabbat Morning 24 - Shema & paragraphs... 155-156 

Shabbat Morning 25 - L'dor Vador 157 

Shabbat Morning 26 - Emet -- Tehilot 157 
Shabbat Morning 27 - Mi Chamocha -- Tzur Yisrael 158 

Shabbat Morning 28 - Amida-Avot-G'vurot 159-160 
Shabbat Morning 29 - Amidah-Kedusha 161 

Shabbat Morning 30 - Amidah 162-163 
Shabbat Morning 31 - Amidah (Ya'ale V'yavo) 163 

Shabbat Morning 32 - Amidah (Modim -- Lehodot) 164 
Shabbat Morning 33 - Amidah (Eloheinu -- Basholom) 165 


 

Torah Service 01 - Ein Kamocha -- vashalom 168 
Torah Service 02 - Av harachamim 168 

Torah Service 03 - Vayehi binsoa -- b'rich shemei alma 168-170  

Torah Service 04 - Bei, bei ana 170 
Torah Service 05 - Shema -- yachdav 171 
Torah Service 06 - Lecha Adonai 171 
Torah Service 07 - Blessing before and after an aliya 172 
Torah Service 08 - V'Zot HaTorah 174 
Torah Service 09 - Veyishlach 176 
Torah Service 10 - Avinu 178 
Torah Service 11 - Ashrei (Couplets 1-5) 181 
Torah Service 12 - Ashrei (Couplets 6-9) 181-182 
Torah Service 13 - Ashrei (Couplets 10-12+) 182 
Torah Service 14 - Yehallelu 183 

Torah Service 15 - Mizmor L'David 183 

Torah Service 16 - Uvenucho yomar -- Eitz Chayim 184 

 


 

Shabbat Musaf 01 - Hatzi-Kaddish 184 
Shabbat Musaf 02 - Amida-Avot-G'vurot 185-186 
Shabbat Musaf 03 - Kedusha 187 
Shabbat Musaf 04 - Kaddish Shalem 203 

Shabbat Musaf 05 - Ein Keloheinu 204 
Shabbat Musaf 06 - Aleinu 205 
Shabbat Musaf 07 - Anim Z'mirot I 208 
Shabbat Musaf 08 - Anim Z'mirot II 209 
Shabbat Musaf 09 - Anim Z'mirot III 210 
Shabbat Musaf 10 - Adon Olam (trad.) 211 
Shabbat Musaf 11 - Kiddush 77-78 

 


 

Additional Files for Shabbat

Kiddush (Friday Evening) 55 
Havdalah 283 


 

Torah Blessings and Trope

Torah Blessings (Aliyah) 
Torah Trope - A 

Torah Trope - B 

Torah Trope - C 

Torah Trope - D 
Torah Trope - E 

Torah Trope - F 

Torah Trope - G 

Torah Trope - H 

Torah Trope - I 


Haftarah Blessings and Trope

Blessing before the Haftarah 
Blessings after the Haftarah 

Haftarah Trope - I 
Haftarah Trope - II 

Haftarah Trope - III 


 

Birkat Hamazon

42-43 Shir Hama'alot 
44-45 Opening Dialoge and 1st Paragraph 

46-51 Nodeh Lecha-Rachem 
51-54 Retzel-Uveneh Yerushalayim 

54-56 Baruch Ata Ha'el Avinu-Harachaman Hu Yishtabach 

58-61 Harachaman Kol Misubin-Yeru Et Adonai

 


 

Weekday Maariv

 

137-139 V'Hu Rachum to end of Shema 
139-141 U'Malchuto to Chatzi Kaddish 

141-150 Chatzi Kaddish to Alenu 

 


Videos

3/12/14 - Lifelong Learning Class with Rabbi Elliot Goldberg

2/19/14 - Jewish Philosophy Series with Dr. Richard Freund

Part 2 on 2/9/14 - Men's Club Breakfast: The Wooden Synagogue

Part 1 on 2/9/14 - Men's Club Breakfast: The Wooden Synagogue

Part 2 on 1/15/14 - Jewish Philosophy Series with Elisha Russ-Fishbane

Part 1 on 1/8/14 - Jewish Philosophy Series with Elisha Russ-Fishbane

Part 2 on 11/21/13 - Theology and the Holocaust with Avi Patt

Part 1 on 11/14/13 - Theology and the Holocaust with Avi Patt

Part 1 on 3/17/13 - A Journey Through Jewish History with Dr. Christine Hayes

Part 2 on 1/15/12 - Mini Course on Israel with Avi Patt

Part 1 on 2/08/12 - Mini Course on Israel with Prof. Jeremy Pressman

Part 2 on 2/15/12 - Mini Course on Israel with Prof. Jeremy Pressman 11/27/12 - The Four Most Significant People in Modern Jewish History with Avi Patt

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