Sung during Rosh Ha' Shanah (the Jewish New Year), "Avinu Malkeinu" ("Our Father, Our King") is a supplication to God to treat us with kindness and generosity, even when we haven't always lived up to His ideals for us. The melody I sing here is so beautiful, surely the hand of God touched
the composer.

Produced by Barbra Streisand
Arranged by Marvin Hamlisch and William David Brohn
Conductor: Marvin Hamlisch
Dialect Consultant:
Chuck Feldman
Choir: Doug Anderson, Jeff Araluce, Lauren Azeltine, Mark Beasom, Samela Beasom, Bill Beck, Michael Fried, Meg Gister, Lisa Graham, Susan Holsonbake, Wendy Knudsen, Ed Levy, Susan Mills, Lisa Naulls, Greg Parker, Yoav Paskowitz, Dan Plaster, Joel Pressman, Cheryl Roach, Judy Siirila, Bill Smith, Janet Smith, John St. Marie,
Sara Willard
Recorded by Shawn Murphy
Mixed by Dave Reitzas

1972 Transcontinental Music Publications (ASCAP) All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.

Hear our prayer
We have sinned before Thee
Have compassion upon us and upon our children
Help us bring an end to pestilence, war, and famine
Cause all hate and oppression to vanish from the earth
Inscribe us for blessing in the Book Of Life
Let the new year be a good year for us

Avinu malkeinu sh'ma kolenu
Avinu malkeinu chatanu l'faneycha
Avinu malkeinu alkenu chamol aleynu
V'al olaleynu v'tapenu

Avinu malkeinu
Kaleh dever v'cherev v'raav mealeynu
Avinu malkeinu kalehchol tsar
Umastin mealeynu

Avinu malkeinu
Avinu malkeinu
Kotvenu b'sefer chayim tovim
Avinu malkeinu chadesh aleynu
Chadesh a leynu shanah tovah

Sh'ma kolenu
Sh'ma kolenu
Sh'ma kolenu

Avinu malkeinu

Avinu malkeinu
Chadesh a leynu

Shanah tovah

Avinu malkeinu
Sh'ma kolenu
Sh'ma kolenu
Sh'ma kolenu
Sh'ma kolenu

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Written by: Max Janowski

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