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Zokhreinu L​’​Hayyim

by Deborah Sacks Mintz

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זָכְרֵנוּ לְחַיִּים
מֶלֶךְ חָפֵץ בַּחַיִּים
וְכָתְבֵנוּ בְּסֵפֶר הַחַיִּים
לְמַעַנְךָ אֱלֹהִים חַיִּים

𝑍𝑜𝑘ℎ𝑟𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑢 𝑙'ℎ𝑎𝑦𝑦𝑖𝑚
𝑚𝑒𝑙𝑒𝑘ℎ 𝑘ℎ𝑎𝑓𝑒𝑡𝑧 𝑏𝑎'ℎ𝑎𝑦𝑦𝑖𝑚
𝑣'ℎ𝑎𝑡'𝑣𝑒𝑖𝑛𝑢 𝑏'𝑠𝑒𝑖𝑓𝑒𝑟 ℎ𝑎'ℎ𝑎𝑦𝑦𝑖𝑚
𝑙'𝑚𝑎'𝑎𝑛𝑘ℎ𝑎 𝑒𝑙𝑜ℎ𝑖𝑚 ℎ𝑎𝑦𝑦𝑖𝑚

Remember us for life
Sovereign Who delights in life
And write us into the Book of Life
for Your sake, living God


released August 28, 2022
Music composed by Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz
Text from High Holiday liturgy
Music direction by Chava Mirel and Deborah Sacks Mintz
Produced by Deborah Sacks Mintz for Rising Song Records

Singers and Musicians:
Deborah Sacks Mintz - lead vocals
Chava Mirel - guitar, harmony vocals
Michael Winograd - clarinet
Yoshie Fruchter - bass, harmony vocals
Ilusha Tsinadze - banjo, harmony vocals
Sam Weisenberg - percussion, harmony vocals

Recorded live at B’nai Jeshurun in New York City, July 14, 2022
Engineered, mixed, and mastered by Don Godwin
Filmed by Shmulie Lowenstein
Artwork by Nireh Or

In gratitude to the musicians and tech artists who helped bring this song to life, to Josh Fleet and Joey Weisenberg for support both behind the scenes and from deep within the music, and to the team at B’nai Jeshurun NYC for hosting this recording session with such care!

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A Project of Hadar's Rising Song Institute: Cultivating Jewish spiritual life through song.


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Deborah Sacks Mintz New York, New York

An educator, practitioner, and facilitator of Jewish communal music and prayer, Rabbi Deborah Sacks Mintz supports those who seek to deepen, sharpen, and unlock their practice of empowered song and tefila. An artist and composer, she has collaborated on over two dozen albums of new Jewish music with treasured colleagues. She serves the Hadar Institute as Director of Tefillah and Music. ... more

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