music

Hanukkah Song and Music Guide

Where to find recordings and lyrics for classic (and modern) Hanukkah songs.

4 Hanukkah Songs

Hanukkah songs are sung in an important and joyous part of the candle lighting ceremony each night.

Rock of Ages (Maoz Tzur)

The timeless song of the Maccabees' fight for freedom.

Zemirot, or Shabbat Table Songs

Learn the most popular songs associated with the day of rest.

Hanukkah Songs from Israel

The messages behind the music.

Had Gadya

A Passover song depicted in pictures

Passover Songs

From a lowly goat to the rebuilt Holy Temple, the songs in the Haggadah survey all of Jewish life and hope.

International Jewish Music

Jews have wandered the world over, and sometimes all that wandering gets packed into one song.

Secular Jewish Music

The category of secular Jewish music is as elusive as it is important. It may be broadly defined as any music used primarily by Jews in non-liturgical contexts, and also includes Sephardic and Ashkenazic music.