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  • ZEMIROT — (Heb. זְמִירוֹת songs ). (1) Term applied by Sephardi, Italian, and eastern communities to the biblical verses, psalms, and doxologies recited before the main part (yoẓer , shema , and amidah ) of the morning service. The terms zemirot and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zemirot — ( he. זמירות) (singular: zemer) are Jewish hymns, usually sung in the Hebrew or Aramaic languages, but sometimes also in Yiddish or Ladino. The best known zemirot are those sung around the table during on Shabbat (the Jewish Sabbath) and Jewish… …   Wikipedia

  • zemirot — zemìrot m DEFINICIJA jud. pjesme koje se pjevaju na hebrejskom jeziku na Šabat, dok svi sjede za stolom ETIMOLOGIJA hebr. zëmīrōth …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Zemirot —    Songs of Eastern European Jews celebrating the joys of the Sabbath. The melodies, often borrowed from folksong, Jewish and non Jewish, and cast in simple meter, date from roughly 1600–1850, while the poems are much older, from the ninth to… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • zemirot — noun plural see zemiroth …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anim Zemirot — (אנעים זמירות, literally I shall compose songs ) are the first two words and de facto title of a liturgical song traditionally sung near the very end of Shabbos morning services, normally held in the synagogue. The formal title of this song is… …   Wikipedia

  • ANIM ZEMIROT — (Heb. אַנְעִים זְמִירוֹת; Let me chant sweet hymns ), also called Shir ha Kavod ( Song of Glory ); synagogue hymn ascribed to Judah he Ḥasid , of Regensburg (d. 1217) and, with less probability, to a number of other medieval authors. The hymn is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Israel ben Moses Najara — (c. 1555, Damascus c. 1625, Gaza) (Heb. ישראל בן משה נאג ארה) was a Jewish liturgical poet, preacher, Biblical commentator, kabbalist, and rabbi of Gaza.BiographyAccording to Franco ( Histoire des Israélites de l Empire Ottoman, p. 79, Paris,… …   Wikipedia

  • MUSIC — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction written sources of direct and circumstantial evidence the material relics and iconography notated sources oral tradition archives and important collections of jewish music… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jewish music — Jewish music, the music of Jews, is quite diverse and dates back thousands of years. Sometimes it is religious in nature, other times it is not. The rhythm and sound of the music varies greatly depending on the origins of the Jewish composers.… …   Wikipedia

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