Blessing Before Torah Reading in Hebrew and ASL (Reconstructionist version)

Rabbis Darby Leigh and Roni Handler demonstrate the Reconstructionist blessing before the Torah reading in ASL and Hebrew singing.


Hebrew:

בָּרְכוּ אֶת אֲדֹנָי הַמְּבֹרָךְ

Transliteration:

Barkhu et Adonay hamvorakh.

Hebrew:

  בָּרוּךְ אֲדֹנָי הַמְּבֹרָךְ לְעוֹלָם וָעֶד. 

Transliteration:

Barukh Adonai ham’vorakh l’olam va’ed.

Hebrew:

  בָּרוּךְ אֲדֹנָי הַמְּבֹרָךְ לְעוֹלָם וָעֶד. 

 בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם אֲשֶׁר קֵרְבָנוּ לַעֲבוֹדָתוֹ וְנָתַן לָנוּ אֶת תּוֹרָתוֹ. בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי נוֹתֵן הַתּוֹרָה

Transliteration:

Barukh Adonay ham’vorakh l’olam va’ed.

Barukh atah Adonay eloheynu melekh haolam asher kervanu la’vudato v’natan lanu et torato. Barukh atah Adonay noten haTorah.

English:

Bless Adonay who is blessed.

Blessed is Adonay who is blessed forever and ever.

Blessed is Adonay who is blessed forever and ever.
Blessed are you, Adonay, our G-d, sovereign of the universe, who has brought us close to his works and gave us his Torah. Blessed is Adonay, who gave the Torah.

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