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Training Programs
Hava Nashira - Song Leading and Music Workshop
The Reform Movement's primary training ground for songleaders to learn the latest repertoire and innovative techniques.

North American Jewish Choral Festival

Enjoy large-group community choral singing; smaller ensembles with the world's top conductors of Jewish choral music; attend workshops and daily performances by North America's leading Jewish choirs.
Audio Recordings Online
  • Chatimot of Mishkan T'filah
    All of the concluding prayers of Mishkan T'filah are available as audio files.
  • Shabbat Blessings
    Audio recordings of Shabbat blessings from erev Shabbat (Friday evening) candlelighting to the Havdalah blessings which conclude Shabbat.
  • Torah & Haftarah Portion Recordings
    An innovation in B'nei Mitzvah preparation: Torah and Haftarah portions available for download as MP3 files from URJ Books & Music.
Learning About Jewish Music
Congregational Resources

Synagogue Choirs as Instruments of Prayer
Reasons and procedures for starting a choir, rehearsal logistics, repertoire, and funding. Written by master composer Ben Steinberg.

Bo'u L'fanav Bir'nanah: Come Into God's Presence with Singing - Worship Music Guidelines for Small Congregations — especially helpful for congregations that do not have trained Jewish music professionals to plan their worship music.

Divrei Shir: Words of Song
A Curriculum for the Study of Synagogue Music. The first in a series of nine modules that explores the beauty and diversity of synagogue music, and an excellent resource for Adult Education and Ritual/Music/Leadership Committee study groups.


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