An online community resource to articulate the Hazzanut in the Western Spanish and Portuguese tradition, particularly in how it has developed in New York (at Shearith Israel) and in Philadelphia (at Mikveh Israel).
Our hope is that this work will inspire, educate, and transmit to our community and the world the love of our Sephardi heritage with a most faithful adherence to its tradition, especially as one in which emphasizes congregational participation in its music. If you would like to help us, or spot any errors or omissions, please click here to contact us.
We have just launched a redesign of the site which was very much overdue. We are excited about a new feature of the site that allows in-line music listening, like this ( roll over this text with your mouse). Over the next few weeks, we expect to fill in many melodies in this format to make it easier for viewers to use the site. Please let us know if you have any comments or questions.
This handbook for the Hazzan has been a long time needed by the congregations. The work has been mostly by the Rev. Abraham Lopes Cardozo ז״ל. It is from his handwritten and oral transmission that I have put down in this form…(Read More)