Biglal Avot

בגלל אבות

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Biglal avot toshia banim, v'tavi g'ulah livnei v'neihem.
בגלל אבות תושיע בנים ותביא גאולה לבני בניהם.


For the sake of the ancestors​, deliver the children,​ and bring redemptio​n to their childrens​' children.​

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This line was the ancient Judean conclusion to the 'Ga'al Yisrael' blessing, and still remains as the end of piyutim recited on some communities on Pesach.

Popularized by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, the tune is a Breslov tune for the words of Rebbe Nachman "אם אתה מאמין שיכולים לקלקל, תאמין שיכולים לתקן." "If you believe that you can damage, believe that you can fix."

The recording of the Carlebach tune below is an amateur recording and may not be an accurate representation of the tune as written by Rabbi Carlebach. The tune is used with permission from copyright owner Neshama Carlebach. Neshama Carlebach has granted permission to the Zemirot Database to offer interactive streams and downloads of cover versions of the tune.


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