Singing the Shema

October 25, 2011


The Shema is a declaration of Judaism’s monotheism. It is recited during prayer services, especially in the mornings and evenings, as suggested in the longer form of the Shema which includes the line “before you go to bed and when you rise in the morning.”

This video brings together the Hebrew, translation and pronunciation of the prayer:


Follow along with your own copy of this resource, available as a PDF.

Thanks to Adar and Oren Steinitz for singing the Shema for us.