Learn to sing Ki Hine Kachomer

From the Yom Kippur prayerbook

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This prayer is recited on Kol Nidre night, and expresses how we are completely in God's hands, just as the clay is in the hands of the potter.

The Words


Ki hine kakhomer b'yad hayotser
Birtsoto ma'arikh, uvirtsoto mekatser
Ken anchnu b'yadkha, khesed notser
Labrit habet v'al tefen layetser
(more tect in the Yom Kippur prayerbook)

Behold, as the clay is in the hand of the potter who, when he pleases, extends its, and when he pleases shortens it:
So, too are we in Your hand, most gracious preserver.
Look, therefore, to the covenant, and pay no attention to the accuser.


The Jewish Music Recordings

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Ki Hine Kachomer Popular Recordings

Ki Hine Kachomer The magical soulful klezmer of Andy Statman. Beautiful!

Ki Hine Kachomer One of the golden voices of Israel! Cantor Richard Tucker and choir.
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