How to Say Adon Olam

This poem about God's majesty is recited both before and after services.

Adon Olam is a poem that is often recited before prayers but also concludes prayers on Shabbat and holidays. It is a poem about God’s majesty and might.

In this video, Rabbi Mikey Stein demonstrates how to say Adon Olam.

Rabbi Mikey Stein teaches Judaic studies at the Abraham Joshua Heschel High School in New York City.

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