Learning & Education
Join Kol Rina for our engaging, thought-provoking, skills-enhancing (and fun!) learning program.
Here are some melodies that we have taught in our prayer classes or borrowed from learned colleagues (especially Cantor Perry Fine). Acquaint yourself with them, and use them to enhance your participation or (even!) in leading services!
Perry Fine’s “Friday Night Live” — a medley of Shabbat melodies
Kol Rina Melodies for Musaf — class rehearsal of melodies for the Musaf Service
Prayer Sheet Music — if you read sheet music, this will help you with the Shabbat Musaf melodies
Kol Rina High Holy Day Melodies — from our rehearsals with Cantor Eliana Kissner
Prayer Scripts — outlines for helping you to lead services
Siddur Road Map — this will help you find the corresponding pages from one siddur to another!
Here are some materials that have been used in Kol Rina classes and services that you may wish to consult or download for your own learning!
Hebrew Grammar Handouts — includes Len Levin’s Guideposts to Hebrew Grammar, and other valuable aids
High Holy Day Supplement — Readings and songs that enrich the High Holy Day services (you may also use these in conjunction with the audio tracks under Holiday Melodies)
Tu Bishvat Seder — a special kabbalistic-inspired, eco-conscious service commemorating the New Year of Trees
Tisha B’Av Supplement — poems and dirges for the Fast in commemoration of the tragedies of Jewish history
Words of Torah
Each week & on holidays our members contribute to services with meaningful thought provoking words of Torah-Divrei Torah.
Please see our Weekly Words of Torah Page.
High Holiday Melodies
Below you will find useful links that may help you become familiar with the melodies we will be using during High Holiday Services.
Min Hameitzar Melody | Min Hameitzar Harmony
Zochrenu L’Chaim, Hayom, Ki Anu Amecha, Adon Ha-selihot, Besefer Hayim, and El Nora Alila (and more)