Music and Prayers

Music is at the heart of Mount Zion’s services and culture.  We cherish the treasure trove that is our Jewish musical inheritance, celebrate the variety of styles of music that we can call “ours,” and enjoy the latest tunes being written, including some we have commissioned specifically for our congregation.

Learn the Prayers!

The best way to learn the prayers and melodies we use at Mount Zion is to come to services frequently and to listen to recordings so you can practice at home. Getting sounds in your ears is the first step … Continue reading »

Service Guide

The Order and the What and Why of Jewish Prayer What follows is a brief description of the rubrics of a Shabbat evening prayer service. Many of the sections stay the same for daily prayer. The page numbers refer to … Continue reading »

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