Snippets — l'cha dodi

Going out to get Shabbat.

l'cha dodi shabbat

One of the loveliest traditions in all of Judaism is the mystical greeting of the Shabbat as you would a bride. Kabbalists would get all dressed up and go out to the edge of town and sing "L'cha Dodi," come my beloved. In synagogue L'Cha Dodi is part of the kabbalat shabbat, the greeting of the Sabbath, warm-up to the main part of the Friday night service. Melodies and video; read on...

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