Taking Your PlaceWords by Abigail Pogrebin, music by Tom Kitt Choral Octavo InstruPax Item: 00-39174
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"Taking Your Place" offers a stirring way to mark the milestone of the bar or bat mitzvah. It's been added to Saturday morning Shabbat services at the historic Central Synagogue in New York -- not only because of it's simple beauty but because it communicates so clearly the significance of a child choosing to join the larger Jewish family. The Hebrew comes from the mishebeirach prayer-- the blessing for the child found in the Shabbat morning liturgy. The Hebrew blessing is one of the mishebeirach prayers for the Torah service found in any traditional siddur.