High Holidays Selections

Click on the links below to hear excerpts from the archive. 

• October 5, 1957
Rabbi Judah Nadich became Park Avenue Synagogue's Senior Rabbi in 1957. On his first Yom Kippur with the congregation, Rabbi Nadich spoke prior to Yizkor on immortality and how we as Jews remember our loved ones. He speaks of Moses and his question to God: “Do the Dead Live?”

•  October 5, 1957
Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum delivered a guest sermon at Park Avenue Synagogue in 1957 on the meanings and rites of Yom Kippur. Why do we deny ourselves and how is it relevant in modern times? Rabbi Tanenbaum describes “The Great ‘No’” in his remarks. 

• September 21, 1989
Cantor David Lefkowitz chants Ki Hineh Kahomer, recorded live during the Kol Nidrei service in September 1989. This recording is part of Cantor Lefkowitz's album A Spiritual Journey

• September 7, 1985

Recorded and originally broadcast on WABC-TV, A Night of Awe features Rabbi Judah Nadich, Cantor David Lefkowitz and Neil Robinson on the organ and the PAS Choir during the Selihot Service. This excerpt features Cantor Lefkowitz chanting B'motzaey; Lishmoah, R'tze Atiratam; Lishmoa, MitratzehAvinu Malkeinu. (Click  to watch the video excerpt).

Cantor David Lefkowitz : A Night of Awe - September 7, 1985 from Park Avenue Synagogue on Vimeo.

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